Ingredients

For Lobster Tail

  • Fresh or frozen Maine Lobster tails (1 tail per person)
  • Butter
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Chopped fresh parsley
  • Fresh lime juice (1 tablespoon)

For Lobster Dipping Sauce

  • 1 cup salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried cilantro

Directions

For Lobster Tail

  1. Thaw tails (if frozen).
  2. Split tails and remove intestinal tract.
  3. Sprinkle sea salt on meat side.
  4. Place shell down on a hot grill shell down; baste meat side with butter (liberal amounts) for approximately 3 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle the fresh lime juice and chopped fresh parsley.
  6. Flip and grill meat side down until meat is opaque (loses its translucent), approximately 3–5 minutes.

For Lobster Dipping Sauce

  1. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic; cook and stir until it starts to brown, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add the remaining butter and reduce heat to low. Stir to melt the butter, then mix in the lemon juice, pepper and cilantro. Let it steep over low heat for about 10 minutes.
  3. Strain before serving if desired.