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Feb 14, 2003 11:04 AM

Best way to prepare frozen lobster tails?

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Making lobster tails for dinner tonight. Any recommendations on the best way to make them? Also, what's the best way to defrost them?

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  1. Brian, we just had these in January (a Christmas gift). They were easy and great. Thaw them in cold water - shouldn't take more than a couple of hours. Then split them and sprinkle w/ salt and pepper and brush w/ minced garlic and olive oil. Grill (best) or broil, shell side down, for about 10 minutes - until opaque. If grilling, cover while cooking and flip over for the last minute to slightly brown. Serve with butter.

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    1. re: Kim Shook

      This will probably be obvious to most but, just in case - make sure the frozen lobster tails are well sealed in their plastic wrapping before thawing them in cold water!