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Barbecued Rock Lobster Tails


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Ingredients

  • Frozen rock lobster tails (2 per person)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Using kitchen shears, snip off thin shell on the underside of the lobster tail; then starting at the tail end, split the lobster shell up the back about 3/4 of the length.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients for a basting sauce; refrigerate sauce and lobster tails until time to cook.
  3. Prepare bed of coals in charcoal grill and cook lobster tails, shell side down, 3 inches above coals, for 8 minutes, brushing with sauce. Turn lobster tails; brush with sauce and cook 6 minutes on the other side. Keep turning and brushing with sauce until lobster tails are done.

Sauce is sufficient to baste 12 tails.