Grilled Lobster with Garlic-Parsley Butter


  1. Take 1 Raw Canadian Lobster
  2. 8 tbsps unsalted butter, softened
  3. 2 tbsps finely chopped parsley
  4. 12 tsp crushed red chilli flakes
  5. 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  6. Zest of 1 lemon
  7. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  8. 14 cup olive oil


  1. Combine butter, parsley, chilli flakes, garlic, lemon zest, salt, and pepper in a bowl; set aside. 
  2. Using a cleaver, split lobster in half lengthwise through its head and tail. Scoop out and discard the yellow-green tomalley and break off claws. 
  3. Transfer lobster halves, shell side down, to a baking sheet; crack claws and place them on the baking sheet. Drizzle halves and claws with oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat a charcoal grill or set a gas grill to high; bank coals or turn off burner on one side. Place lobster halves, flesh side down, and claws on hottest part of grill; cook until slightly charred, 2-3 minutes. 
  5. Flip lobster over and using a spoon, spread garlic-parsley butter onto lobster and continue grilling for 3 to 5 mins more or until lobster meat is tender. 
  6. Serve hot with lemon wedges

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