Lobster tail


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.