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We had one fresh lobster tail and 2 people who wanted to eat it! We threw what we had in the fridge and pantry on the stove, and viola! Add olive oil, salt, and pepper to taste. Top pasta with Parmesan cheese if desired. Yum yum.


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20 mins
35 mins
10 mins
1 hr 5 mins
2 servings


Original recipe yields 2 servings
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  • Cut lobster tail lengthwise along shell to within 1/2-inch of the end of the tail.

  • Whisk 1/4 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup parsley, 3 tablespoons lime juice, salt, and pepper together in a shallow bowl until marinade is evenly mixed. Place lobster tail, cut-side up, in the marinade and spoon marinade over the meat; marinate for about 10 minutes.

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  • Line a baking dish with aluminum foil. Fill the dish with water about 1/2-inch deep. Remove lobster from marinade, reserving marinade for basting. Place lobster in the baking dish. Spoon 1/2 of the marinade over the lobster.

  • Bake lobster in the preheated oven, basting every 5 minutes with remaining marinade, until lobster meat is cooked through and opaque, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove meat from shell and chop.

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook angel hair in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain pasta, reserving 3 tablespoons pasta water.

  • Heat 1/4 cup olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir mushrooms and garlic until fragrant, about 3 minutes. Add butter and capers; cook and stir until butter is melted, about 1 minute. Add 1/4 cup parsley and tomatoes; cook and stir for 1 minute.

  • Mix lobster meat, 1 tablespoon lime juice, cooked pasta, and reserved pasta water into mushroom mixture; cook and stir until heated through, about 1 minute.

Nutrition Facts

1004 calories; protein 26.9g; carbohydrates 69.2g; fat 70.9g; cholesterol 81mg; sodium 717mg. Full Nutrition