Cooking Frozen Lobster Tails Has Never Been This Easy

Cooking Frozen Lobster Tails
Cooking frozen lobster tails is not a very difficult job as all you have to do is keep them at room temperature before heating them. If you can't wait to start cooking them, read on for some yummy recipes for lobster tails.
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Every culture has their own styles of preparing frozen lobster tails. There are two types of lobster tails that are harvested either from warm water or cold water. Most people prefer to eat the ones harvested from cold waters. This is because, in the time the tails from the warm waters take from being harvested to coming into the market, the meat turns less desirable and loses it's taste.

Thus it is advised to have the lobster tails from the cold waters or those which are frozen. These varieties are safer to consume as the refrigeration preserves the taste. These frozen tails can them be grilled or baked in the oven in any recipe of your choice.

Recipe for Cooking Lobster Tails

Lobster dishes are very tasty because of the different types of spices used. These spices get blended with the meat to give it the most unique taste ever. Given below are some delicious recipes for cooking frozen tails, so pick up a pen and paper and get started.

Garlic Tails on Stove

Ingredients
  • 5 frozen lobster tails
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 onions, sliced
  • 1 crushed clove garlic
  • 2 teaspoons cilantro
Directions
If you're wondering what's next, firstly you need to thaw the frozen lobsters and wash them thoroughly with water and let them dry. Butter the tails by cutting them through the centers from the top of the shell into the meat. Spread the meat apart slightly with your fingers and add some butter in it. To make the stuffing, take a skillet and keep it on a medium flame. Add some butter to it, along with the crushed onions, garlic and cilantro. Cook everything for about 5 minutes and then remove from heat. Stuff this paste into the slit tails, and either cook them over a grill or in the oven for 25 to 30 minutes, till the meat is white in color.

Mayonnaise Tails in the Oven

Ingredients
  • 7 frozen lobster tails
  • Lemon slices
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
Directions
Preheat the oven to about 400 degrees F. Meanwhile, split the shells of the tails in half lengthwise with a knife. On a buttered baking dish, place these tails and brush them with butter too. Bake these tails in the oven for about 8 to 10 minutes both sides. Serve them with lemon slices and mayonnaise. You can serve them with a dip or sauce of your choice or simply with onions.

Pepper Tails on the Grill

Ingredients
  • Frozen lobster tails
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • Pinch of salt
  • Fresh pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Pepper sauce
Directions
Once you've thawed and cleaned the tails, cut them from the center of the shell from the top into the meat. Blend the butter with the lemon juice and the garlic cloves, salt, pepper, cajun seasonings and parsley. Fill this paste into the meat of the lobster and wrap the tail with aluminum foil. Preheat the grill to medium heat and grill these stuffed tails for about 10 minutes. Serve them hot and crispy with the hot pepper sauce and onions.

With these mouth-watering recipes aren't you convinced, cooking frozen lobster tails is easy and less time-consuming? You can add many more ingredients to these recipes and make your own tastes, so have fun cooking them and enjoy it with your family.