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Cajun Lobster Tails


Celebrate #NationalLobsterDay with these juicy, seasoned Cajun Lobster Tails!

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Cajun Lobster Tails
Author: Evi
  • 2 lobster tails 5-7 ounces each
  • For lemon garlic butter:
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, about 1 lemon
  • 1 large clove garlic minced
  • For Cajun bread crumb mixture:
  • 2 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • For garnish:
  • fresh parsley
  • lemon juice
  1. Use scissors to snip through the top of the shell, cutting through part of the meat and stopping just before the tail.
  2. Carefully pry open the shell wide enough so that you can separate the meat from the shell, but make sure to keep the meat attached at the tail. Lift the meat up and sit it over the shell.
  3. Combine all the ingredients for the lemon garlic butter in a bowl and stir to mix.
  4. Brush along the lobster tails to coat.
  5. Turn your broiler on at high setting.
  6. Broil the lobster tails until cooked through, about 10 minutes. Make sure to keep an eye so that the lobster doesn’t burn.
  7. While waiting for the lobster tails to cook, combine and stir together the ingredients for the bread crumb mixture.
  8. Remove the lobster tails from the oven and top with bread crumb mixture. Return the lobster tails to the oven to broil for another 1-2 minutes just until the bread crumb mixture is golden brown.
  9. Serve immediately and garnish with fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice,

Celebrate #NationalLobsterDay with these juicy, seasoned Cajun Lobster Tails! Perfect for an indulgent night of feasting and treating yourself!


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  • Kate
    September 26, 2017

    This looks so good. I’ve never really had cajun food, but this is definitely something I would love to try!

    • evseats
      September 26, 2017

      Thank you Kate! Hope you like it!

  • Syama
    September 26, 2017

    I wonder why I never had Cajun spiced ! These look so delish, definitely needs to try this . Thanks for sharing !

    • evseats
      September 26, 2017


  • daneen rogers
    September 26, 2017

    Oooo these look so good! I’m bookmarking this for Christmas Eve when we do the fish. My son would love it!

    • evseats
      September 26, 2017

      Thanks Daneen! 🙂

  • Cecil
    September 27, 2017

    I love spicy seafood, and these recipes sound amazing, especially the cajun lobster!

    • evseats
      November 4, 2017

      thanks Cecil! I’m all about spice!

  • hhabeck
    September 27, 2017

    Omg, lobster tails are my fave! Definitely need to try these soon…perhaps will convince my boyfriend to make them for date night sometime, haha! xx

    • evseats
      November 4, 2017

      Haha! Now that’s an excellent idea! 🙂

  • Joanna Clute
    September 27, 2017

    We are all about lobster. These look delicious!

    • evseats
      November 4, 2017

      thank you!

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