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Baked Stuffed Maine Lobster Tails Recipe

provided by Maine Lobster Dealers' Association

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  • one box of ten frozen 4-5 ounce┬áMaine Lobster Tails
  • butter
  • stuffing:
  • 2 sleeves of Ritz crackers, crushed
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon A1 sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Heinz 57
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 egg


Preheat broiler.

Thaw lobster tails by placing them each in a bowl of lukewarm water for 15 minutes.
Place lobster tails in rapidly boiling water for 10 minutes, then cool by placing them directly into cold water.

Split tails lengthwise by holding the rounded side up and running a sharp, serrated knife through the center. Be sure to cut through all of the shell and devein the tail. When you are done, the tail should be butterflied with the meat inside facing up.

Gently loosen the meat in the shell.

Put 1 teaspoon of melted butter inside each lobster tail half.

Pat the stuffing over the top of the lobster meat. Put another half of a teaspoon of melted butter over the top of the stuffing.

Place lobster tails under broiler until stuffing browns (about 5 minutes).

Serve with small steaks for an amazing surf and turf! Serves 10 easily.

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