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Bacon Wrapped Baked Lobster Tails

Indulge in the succulent flavors of bacon wrapped baked lobster tails! This delicious dish is perfect for seafood lovers looking for a decadent meal.

Bacon Wrapped Baked Lobster Tails

This bacon wrapped baked lobster tail recipe is ideal for a special occasion. Serve these with a perfectly grilled steak and potatoes for the ultimate surf and turf date night.

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Cooking lobster tails does not get any easier than this simple recipe. Seriously, this is the best way to cook the perfect lobster tail – creating the most delicious, juicy lobster every time!

Bacon Wrapped Baked Lobster Tails

We love to pair lobster tails with pretty much anything grilled. These are amazing with filet mignon steak, venison steak and even grilled baby back ribs – the ultimate surf and turf in my opinion!

And you don’t have to wait for a special occasion to make lobster tail! They’re amazingly delicious any time of year.

Baked Lobster Tails Recipe

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Supplies:

Fresh Lobster Tails

Baked Lobster Tails Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 3 lobster tails, about 5 oz each
  • 3 pieces of thick cut bacon
  • 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
Baked Lobster Tail Process

Directions:

1. Remove the lobster shell from the meat. Use a pair of kitchen shears to cut a line down the top of the shell.

Baked Lobster Tail Process

2. Gently pry the lobster meat from the shell with a sharp knife.

Baked Lobster Tail Process

3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Baked Lobster Tail Process

4. In a small bowl mix pepper, garlic and brown sugar.

5. Coat the lobster tail meat in the brown sugar rub.

Baked Lobster Tail Process

6. Wrap each tail in a strip of bacon. Fasten with a toothpick if needed.

Baked Lobster Tail Process

7. Place lobster tails in the baking dish and sprinkle with remaining rub.

Baked Lobster Tail Process

8. Bake lobster tails for 12-15 mins or until the internal temperature reaches 140 degrees.

9. Broil on low for 1-2 minutes to crisp up the bacon.

10. Serve with a little bit of garlic butter and a squeeze of lemon juice.

Baked Lobster Tail Recipe

These lobster tails would be amazing served with this grilled corn salad recipe, the greek orzo pasta salad or skillet broccoli recipe.

Lobster tail bake times:

  • 300 degrees F for 30 minutes
  • 325 for 20-25 minutes
  • 350 for 15-20 minutes
  • 375 for approximately 12-15 minutes

Always cook until the internal temperature reaches 140 degrees F.

Bacon Wrapped Baked Lobster Tails

Tips and tricks:

  • Cooking time will vary depending on the size of your fresh lobster tails. Use an instant read thermometer to check for doneness. A larger lobster tail will take longer to bake.
  • For best results top with additional melted butter, a lemon wedge and fresh herbs.

There are few things in this world more indulgent and satisfying than bacon-wrapped lobster tails. The smoky, savory notes of the bacon perfectly complement the sweet, buttery lobster meat.

Bacon Wrapped Baked Lobster Tails

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Whether you’re looking to impress your dinner guests or simply treat yourself to a night of decadence, these bacon-wrapped lobster tails are an absolute must-try.

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Bacon Wrapped Baked Lobster Tails

Bacon Wrapped Baked Lobster Tails

Yield: 3
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Indulge in the succulent flavors of bacon wrapped baked lobster tails! This delicious dish is perfect for seafood lovers looking for a decadent meal.

Ingredients

  • 3 lobster tails, about 5 oz each
  • 3 pieces of thick cut bacon
  • 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

Instructions

1. Remove the lobster shell from the meat. Use a pair of kitchen shears to cut a line down the top of the shell.

2. Gently pry the lobster meat from the shell with a sharp knife.

3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

4. In a small bowl mix pepper, garlic and brown sugar.

5. Coat the lobster tail meat in the brown sugar rub.

6. Wrap each tail in a strip of bacon. Fasten with a toothpick if needed.

7. Place lobster tails in the baking dish and sprinkle with remaining rub.

8. Bake lobster tails for 12-15 mins or until the internal temperature reaches 140 degrees.

9. Broil on low for 1-2 minutes to crisp up the bacon.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 3 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 256Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 320mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 1gSugar: 30gProtein: 17g

All values are approximate and based on ingredients used by the recipe writer. Always calculate your own individual nutritional values for the most accurate calculation.

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