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Lemon-Herb Grilled Lobster Tails

Lemon-Herb Grilled Lobster Tails

Derrick Riches
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 people


  • 4 lobster tails cut in half lengthwise


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons flat leaf parsley finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chives finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon white wine optional
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Pinch of pepper flakes


  • Combine topping ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside
  • Preheat your grill for a medium heat.
  • Cut lobster tails in half lengthwise with a sharp pair of kitchen shears. Lightly rinse each half and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Place lobster tail halves shell side down in a large platter or glass baking dish, with the flesh side facing upward. Carefully spoon on topping mixture on each half. Smooth surface with a spoon to coat well.
  • Adjust each tail half onto the grill grate, shell side down. Cook for 8-12 minutes until shells turn pink and lobster reaches an internal temperature of 140 degrees F.
  • Remove from grill, place onto a clean platter and serve with lemon wedges.


Photo: Sabrina Baksh
Keyword grilled lobster, grilled seafood