Lobster Recipes

Find a simple and easy lobster recipe that's sure to impress everyone.

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Lobster Newberg

Rating: 4.7 stars
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This really is a great, and simple recipe. The sauce is pretty rich, so you want something just thick enough to coat the meat, but not so thick that it covers it up. Having said that, if you cook it a little further, until it almost starts to simmer, it will get a bit thicker, if that's your preference. Just don't go too far, or the yolks may start to form curds, and you'll lose the silkiness. Serve over buttered toast or in freshly baked puff pastry shells.

Deviled Lobster Tails

Rating: 4.65 stars
15
These spicy lobster tails are so easy to make. Just a note on the lobster tails in supermarkets: if they're not frozen, they've been frozen and then thawed. So, bypass the 'fresh' for the frozen, which are fresher.

Crab-Stuffed Lobster Tail

Rating: 4.55 stars
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Lobster tail with a New England-style cracker and crabmeat stuffing. Serve with fresh lemon wedges and homemade dinner rolls for an exquisite but surprisingly simple meal.

Lobster Rolls

Rating: 4.57 stars
116
I grew up in Nova Scotia where seafood was cheap. My Mom and grandmothers had some pretty inventive ways of making lobster 'not-boring!' Now, lobster is a treat and costs a fortune. I've paid over ten dollars for one of these lobster rolls in Cape Cod and it wasn't half as good or half as big as the ones my Mom taught me to make. This is a wonderful summer (or winter) treat and makes a fancy luncheon to impress your friends. (And no, I don't eat the green stuff in the lobster!)

Lobster Thermidor

Rating: 4.58 stars
30
This stunning lobster dish is surprisingly simple to make. Lobster shells are stuffed with cooked lobster in a creamy white wine sauce, then topped with Parmesan cheese and broiled until golden.

Lobster Pasta

Rating: 4.19 stars
64
Excellent lobster pasta . . . lobster lovers that love Italian dig in! Perfect for Valentines Day!

Lobster Salad

Rating: 4.43 stars
16
This luscious and easy to prepare salad features succulent lobster tossed with yellow bell peppers, crunchy celery and spicy onions all in a creamy base.

Lobster Risotto

Rating: 4.11 stars
14
A very rich and creamy risotto with lobster, caramelized onions, and sherry.

Sheet Pan Seafood Boil

Rating: 5 stars
1
All the yummy flavors of a seafood boil with less effort. Just roast your seafood in the oven in a flavored butter sauce. Serve with crusty bread.

Air Fryer Lobster Tails with Lemon-Garlic Butter

Rating: 4.86 stars
6
Don't wait for your next Maine vacation to indulge in lobster tails! You can enjoy meaty lobster tails at home--cooked in your air fryer--with a lemon-garlic butter sauce.

Broiled Lobster Tails

Rating: 4.62 stars
316
This is a quick and tasty way to make DELICIOUS broiled lobster tails...YUM! Keep an eye on them while they're in the oven so they don't burn.

Grilled Rock Lobster Tails

Rating: 4.75 stars
355
Grilled rock lobster tails lightly seasoned with lemon and garlic. Ready in no time at all, and oh so delicious!
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Lobster Mornay Sauce

Rating: 4.49 stars
89

This recipe is very simple to make, and you can substitute crab or shrimp for the lobster. I use all three when we are craving seafood. Serve over rice or pasta.