Grilled Lobster Tail with Lime Basil Butter


  • 1 stick Unsalted Butter softened
  • 1/2 bunch basil roughly chopped
  • 1 lime zest and juice
  • 2 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1/4 tsp red chili pepper falkes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 lobster tails cut in half length wise
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • lime wedges garnish


  • LIME BASIL BUTTER: In a medium bowl add the butter, basil, lime zest, lime juice, garlic and red chili flakes. Season with salt and pepper and mix to com- bine. Set aside until ready to use or place in the refrigerator.
  • GRILLED LOBSTER TAILS: Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Drizzle the lobster tail halves with ol- ive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place the lobster tails, flesh-side down, on the grill. Allow to cook until charred and opaque, about 3 minutes, flip and cook another 3 minutes, adding a dollop of the lime basil butter during the last minute of cooking. Serve immediately with lime wedges.
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