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Citrus-Buttered Lobster

  Frozen lobster tails 32 Ounce
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Grated orange peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 Dash
  Paprika 1 Dash
  Lemon wedges 2

With a sharp, heavy knife, cut down through center of hard top shell of partially thawed lobster tails.
Cut through meat, but not through under shell.
Spread open, butterfly-style, so lobster meat is on top.
Place tails on broiler pan, shell side down.
Combine melted butter, lemon juice, orange peel, salt, ginger, and paprika.
Brush over meat.
Broil 4 inches from heat till meat loses its translucency and can be flaked easily when tested with a fork, about 17 to 20 minutes.
Loosen meat from shell by inserting fork between shell and meat.
Serve with lemon wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4013 Calories from Fat 402

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 190 g291.9%

Saturated Fat 52.9 g264.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%

Sodium 2891.5 mg120.5%

Total Carbohydrates 163 g54.5%

Dietary Fiber 25.1 g100.4%

Sugars 128.3 g

Protein 81 g161.6%

Vitamin A 31.8% Vitamin C 31.4%

Calcium 34.8% Iron 97.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Citrus-Buttered Lobster Recipe