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Lemon Butter Grilled Lobster Tails

These paleo and gluten free Lemon Butter Grilled Lobster Tails are so easy to make, but tastes and looks like you spent hours in the kitchen!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 lobster tails
Calories: 181kcal
Author: Jean Choi


  • 1/4 cup ghee or butter, melted
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme
  • 1 garlic clove, minced Omit for low FODMAP
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp paprika
  • 4 lobster tails
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • Sea salt
  • Ground black pepper


  • Preheat grill to medium high heat.
  • Mix together melted butter, lemon juice, thyme, garlic, sea salt, and paprika, and set aside.
  • Using kitchen shears, cut down lengthwise through the centers of of the softer bottom shells of the lobster tails. Be careful not to cut through the top shells.
  • Brush the cut side with avocado oil, then sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Place the tails cut side down on the heated grill for 5 minutes, until the top shells are bright red.
  • Flip the tails over and spoon the lemon butter mixture on top of each tail.
  • Grill for 4-5 more minutes.
  • Serve the lobster tails with the rest of the lemon butter.


Serving: 1lobster tail | Calories: 181kcal | Protein: 10g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 340mg | Potassium: 137mg | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 0.5mg