*GRILLED LOBSTER TAILS WITH HERB BUTTER*
PREP: 10 minutes | COOK: 8 minutes | MAKES: 2 servings
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ 3 to 4 tablespoons herb butter, recipe follows, Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Extra-virgin olive oil at room temperature Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Fresh chopped chives or parsley or a
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ 2 to 4 small lobster tails, about 5 ounces each combination
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Salt, freshly ground black pepper
1. Prepare a charcoal grill; let coals burn until they are covered with gray ash. Or, heat a gas grill until hot.
2. Use a very sharp knife to butterfly the lobster in half by cutting through the shell but not completely through the underside. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with oil.
3. Place lobsters over hot coals, flesh side down. Grill, uncovered, 4 minutes. Turn and cook until nearly opaque, another 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a platter. Top each with a quarter of the herb butter. Sprinkle with fresh herbs and serve.
HERB BUTTER: Mix 3 tablespoons softened salted butter with 1 to 2 tablespoons of a mixture of finely sliced fresh herbs such as basil, chives, cilantro, parsley, thyme and mint. Use at room temperature.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING: 186 calories, 18 g fat, 11 g saturated fat, 99 mg cholesterol, 0 g carbohydrates, 0 g sugar, 7 g protein, 314 mg sodium, 0 g fiber