Fried Lobster


A very unusual but tasty way to eat Florida lobster.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 servings


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon onion salt

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley

  • ½ teaspoon celery seed

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • ½ teaspoon cornstarch

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 4 lobster tails, shelled


  1. Mix the flour, salt, black pepper, sugar, onion salt, garlic salt, parsley, celery seed, paprika and cornstarch together in a small bowl.

  2. In another small mixing bowl combine the milk and eggs, mix well.

  3. Pour oil into a skillet or deep fat fryer. Heat the oil to high, approximately 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  4. Cut the lobster tails into bite sized pieces. Dip lobster pieces one at a time into the egg mixture and then into the flour mixture. Place the lobster pieces one at a time into the skillet or deep fat fryer. Cook until lobster are golden brown.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

793 Calories
34g Fat
77g Carbs
43g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 793
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 43%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 241mg 80%
Sodium 1251mg 54%
Total Carbohydrate 77g 28%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 43g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 179mg 14%
Iron 6mg 31%
Potassium 657mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.