March 07, 2020

How To Prepare Cajun Lobster Tail?

By Aussie Meat
Cajun Lobster Tail | Ocean Catch US Lobster Tails

Preparation Time: 5 mins Cooking Time: 15 mins Serving: 1



  • 1 raw lobster tail
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1-2 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 T garlic butter (recipe below)

 Garlic Butter

  • 1 stick unsalted butter (softened at room temp)
  • 1 T minced garlic
  • 1 tsp chopped parsley
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp dill



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  2. Using kitchen shears or scissors, carefully cut vertically down the centre of the lobster tail until you reach the last horizontal line before the "fanned" part of the tail
  3. Gently, separate the meat from the shell in a lifting motion. Do not pull it from the fanned end of the tail.
  4. Press the shell together and lay the meat on top of the shell.
  5. Brush the meat with olive oil
  6. Sprinkle the Cajun seasoning and paprika on the meat evenly
  7. Place into a parchment paper or foil-lined baking dish and bake on the centre rack for 1 1/2 mins per ounce of the lobster tail. (i.e. a 4 oz tail will bake for 6 mins.)
  8. Remove the tail from the oven
  9. Spread the garlic butter on the meat
  10. Place it back onto the centre rack of the oven
  11. Broil it on high for 2-3 mins.
  12. Enjoy!

  Garlic Butter

  1. Place all ingredients into a food processor. (You can also stir it by hand in a bowl.)
  2. Blend well.
  3. Spoon butter in between plastic wrap and mould into the desired shape. Or store in a tightly sealed container.
  4. Refrigerate until firm.

Posted by Aussie Meat and for this fabulous recipe, we thank Coop Can Cook for the recipe link is

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