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Orange Lobster Tail

Rated as 4.74 out of 5 Stars
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Ingredients

25 m servings 542
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Melt butter in a skillet over low heat.
  2. Stir orange juice into melted butter and bring mixture to a simmer.
  3. Stir in white wine.
  4. Place lobster tails in orange juice and wine mixture.
  5. Cover and steam until lobster shells turn bright red and the meat is opaque, 10 to 15 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 542 calories; 38.8 15.4 27.6 193 770 Full nutrition

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I just followed this recipe, and used freshly squeezed orange juice. It was DELICIOUS! The orange added a to-die for zing, much better than just garlic and butter. I may try adding garlic next t...

Most helpful critical review

Well, I must say that I used previously cooked lobster, so getting the timing just right to warm up but not over cook the lobster didn't fair well. I did add garlic to the recipe which helped. T...

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I just followed this recipe, and used freshly squeezed orange juice. It was DELICIOUS! The orange added a to-die for zing, much better than just garlic and butter. I may try adding garlic next t...

This was the best lobster I have ever made. I did add a couple of tablespoons of finely chopped shallot and a minced clove of garlic to the butter before adding the OJ. Garnished with fresh pa...

This recipe is so nom... Doubled the recipe and added 4 cloves of garlic right after the butter melted...

Very yum. I sauteed a little garlic in the butter for a few minutes. After the lobster was finished I cooked pasta in the leftover sauce. Added a glass of the wine I used in the sauce and som...

made this for Valentine's Day. took the whole 15 min. the lobster itself didn't absorb much of the flavor, but we kept it on the stove after we pulled out the lobsters and it made for a great di...

Do you have to cut the tops of the lobster like you do when they are broiled or grilled?

This was really great. So often lobster cooking methods result in tough lobster. This was tender and succulent. To the sauce, I had added two chopped garlic cloves and a spring of parsley. As an...

I also sauted minced garlic in butter before adding orange juice and wine and it was awesome

This is an outstanding basic recipe. To the reviewer who asked if the tails needed to be cut, I'd say "Yes." I cut the soft abdominal shell away and I thought that they absorbed more flavor tha...