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Deep Fried Lobster

Rated as 4.48 out of 5 Stars
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"This is actually one of my daddy's recipes. He's a commercial fisherman, but he finds time to make this whenever the family is together. But don't be fooled this simple recipe is one of the best out there."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 543
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a gallon sized plastic closeable bag combine, cornmeal, flour, salt, pepper, cayenne, garlic powder and onion powder. Shake well. Place one half of a lobster tail at a time in to the bag. Shake to coat the tails completely.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or large skilled to 365 degrees F (180 degrees C). Place one coated lobster tail at a time into the oil. Cook until the lobster turns white and the coating is lightly browned. Let the fried tails dry on paper towels.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 543 calories; 28.6 32.2 38.7 136 709 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This unusual preparation for lobster is great for a special occasion! This one's a KEEPER!!

Most helpful critical review

Very easy came out to perfection

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This unusual preparation for lobster is great for a special occasion! This one's a KEEPER!!

This was different, The lobster meat was very sweet. My lobster never turned white, I did not get that. Also I think my oil was to hot. My lobster browned to fast. But it was still good. Next ti...

It was good- I think next time I will put equal amounts of cornmeal and flour for the mixture. It had a great taste and it did make the lobster meat very very sweet. I will make this again

it was wonderful i lve lobster and i am always looking for new wayss to cook them it turned out beautiful.and yummy

I added a photo for your recipe. We fried a giant lobster tail for my husband's 50th birthday last night. The rest of us had normal sized tails. Your daddy's recipe is superb! The seasonings...

Perfect! Our fishmonger gave us a bag of frozen rock lobster tails and we needed something new to do with them. My husband wanted them again the next night. I added a little more spice to the...

I was looking for a fun informal way to serve up lobster meat, and this is a good one. We used chunks of frozen lobster tail meat instead of whole lobster tails. It was very sweet and very good....

Great for a lobster lover!!

We used our own gluten free breading. I wouldn't have ever thought lobster could taster better than it usually does!