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Grilled Maine Lobster Tails with Miso Butter

Photo: Romulo Yanes; Food Styling: Simon Andrews; Prop Styling: Helen Crowther
Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 25 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 lobster tail and about 1 tablespoon miso butter)
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.

Ingredients

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.