LOBSTER TAILS AT HOME
1 6 oz. lobster tail per person
1 c. butter, melted (divided use)
½ tsp. smoked paprika
Parsley for garnish
Using kitchen shears, cut the lobster shell down the center of the back . Remove black vein.Using a small knife, trim back any membrane from shell, leaving the meat attached only at the bottom of the tail.
Pull the meat out of the shell, score the meat in a hash pattern. Baste with melted butter, season with smoked paprika.
Place in pan with 1 inch of salt or seawater. Place in oven at 350 for 10-14 minutes
Baste with melted butter and place under broiler for 2 minutes.
Garnish with parsley and sever with drawn butter.