Simple Steamed Lobster Tails recipe

Preparation Time: 5 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes

This simple recipe for steamed lobster tails is a great way to branch out into cooking lobster. Lobster is steamed gently, then brushed with melted butter and seasoned with salt and pepper - delicious!


  • 4 x 175g lobster tails
  • 1 tbsp. sea salt
  • 125g butter
  • Salt and black pepper


  1. Fill a large pot with around 2 inches of water, add the salt and bring to the boil. Add a steamer insert, along with the lobster tails and cover.

  2. Steam the lobster for 8-10 minutes, then serve. Melt the butter in a small saucepan and drizzle all over the lobster and season with salt and black pepper to serve.

If you like, add a couple of cloves of minced garlic to the butter. Recipe serves 4.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
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