13 Reviews

This had to be the best lobster dipping butter ever. Wasn't sure how to cook the tails until this recipe. I used my kitchen shears and made quick work of butterflying the tails. The rest was super easy. I couldn't bare to waste the citrus zest so I did add both the lemon and orange zest to the butter. WOW!! I can't wait to try this butter with crab legs next time! Thanks Ginny for posting a wonderful recipe!

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CindiJ December 31, 2008

I've only just started cooking lobster in the past couple of years but this is by far the best!!! It was so flavorful and the citrus was pretty mild. I loved it and so did my husband :) Will make again and again!

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mommyluvs2cook July 04, 2016

This was good, a bit too much citrus for my family. They still prefer just plain melted butter. Nothing wrong with the recipe, it's just a personal preference.

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Chef lady di April 07, 2012

This is a great Recipe!! I like the way it explains how to cook lobster on the grill. I threw a couple of pecan braches on the coals to give it a litte smoke flavor and the result was amazing!! I now know that Pecan is a great wood to smoke lobster and I would guess for shrimp also.

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Tu1aher1 February 13, 2012

Perfection! Had 2 half-thawed frozen lobster tails and used this recipe (using the broiler because our grill ended up running out of propane before I could grill the tails) and they were juicy and succulent and (hate to use the word again, but...) Perfection.

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WendyfromCali January 02, 2011

Nice..Nice..Nice. Thanks for this recipe. A definite make again for our lobster.

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~~Di~Lo~~ December 06, 2009

Perfect! nice original flavor. My first lobster I've made, may not try anything else. Thanks

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Hauer Mom April 03, 2009

We broiled it on low as suggested and this came out awesome. I will definitely use this again.

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princesstaub February 13, 2009

This was delicious. I left the salt and pepper out and substituted onion pwder for the paprika. Then I cooked the tails on a hot grill pan for 15 minutes, turning them every five minutes. They were the highlight of my New Year's Eve dinner w/the hubby. Try them with grilled steak and steamed asparagus. Yumo!

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aspiring gourmet1 January 01, 2008

Took your suggestion of using foil on the charcoal grill and these turned out wonderfully. Citrus butter outstanding. Will definitely make again.

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Vicki in CT May 04, 2007
Lobster Tails with Citrus Butter