Grilled Maine Lobster Tails with Miso Butter

Grilled Maine Lobster Tails with Miso ButterRecipe
Photo: Romulo Yanes; Food Styling: Simon Andrews; Prop Styling: Helen Crowther
The Brombergs fondly recall eating steamed lobsters at the beach on Long Island. Their modern twist is grilled lobster with miso butter. Miso brings salty umami notes to the sweet, succulent lobster.


Serves 4 (serving size: 1 lobster tail and about 1 tablespoon miso butter)
Total time: 25 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 336
Fat 12.3 g
Satfat 6 g
Monofat 2.9 g
Polyfat 1.8 g
Protein 47.1 g
Carbohydrate 6 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 182 mg
Iron 2.8 mg
Sodium 586 mg
Calcium 114 mg


3 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons red miso (soybean paste)
4 (8-ounce) lobster tails, halved lengthwise
Cooking spray


1. Preheat the grill to high heat.

2. Place butter and miso in a microwave-safe dish. Microwave at HIGH 30 seconds or until butter melts. Stir to combine.

3. Coat lobster tails with cooking spray. Place tails, flesh-side down, on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes. Turn tails over; brush with butter mixture. Grill 3 minutes or until done, brushing occasionally with butter mixture. Serve with remaining butter mixture.