Grilled Maine Lobster Tails Smothered in Cascabel Chili Butter

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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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

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.