This simple preparation for lobster tail enhances the natural flavor of the succulent meat.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 2 whole lobster tails
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 1/2 teaspoon ground paprika
- salt to taste
- ground white pepper, to taste
- 1 lemon - cut into wedges, for garnish
Preheat the broiler.
Place lobster tails on a medium baking sheet. With a sharp knife or kitchen shears, carefully cut top side of lobster shells lengthwise. Pull apart shells slightly, and season meat with equal amounts butter, paprika, salt, and white pepper.
Broil lobster tails 5 to 10 minutes, or until butter is melted and lightly browned, and lobster meat is opaque. Garnish with lemon wedges to serve.