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To enliven a seafood-style picnic, accompany these succulent lobster tails with the dill dipping sauce recipe and serve with lightly dressed coleslaw.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

12 mins
27 mins
15 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • With kitchen shears or large sharp knife, cut each tail in half through center of hard topshell, meat of lobster tail, and through undershell. Set lobster aside.

  • In a small bowl combine 2 teaspoons of the lemon or lime juice, olive oil, garlic, and chili powder; brush on exposed lobster meat.

  • Grill lobster, meaty side down, on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 6 minutes, brush again with lemon mixture, turn and grill 6 to 8 minutes more or until meat is opaque in the center. Do not overcook.

  • Meanwhile, for dipping sauce, in a small bowl combine light mayonnaise or salad dressing, dillweed, lemon or lime peel, and remaining lemon or lime juice. Serve with dill sauce and fresh lemon or lime wedges, if desired. Garnish plate with fresh herb sprigs, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

272 calories; fat 18g; cholesterol 78mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 5g; protein 22g; vitamin a 243IU; vitamin c 2.4mg; sodium 640mg; calcium 50.5mg; iron 0.5mg.