Grilled Maine Lobster Tails Smothered in Cascabel Chili Butter

Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cascabel chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ancho chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 pound unsalted butter, softened
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 8 Maine lobster tails
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
Directions
  • Heat olive oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft. Add cascable and ancho powder and cook for 1 minute, let cool. Fold onion mixture into softened butter, add lime juice and season with salt and pepper to taste. Place in a bowl and refrigerate until firm.

  • Preheat grill. Brush lobster tails with oil and season with salt and pepper. Place meat side down and grill 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Remove from heat and top immediately with butter.


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