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25 Best Lobster Recipes (+ Easy Meal Ideas)


Indulge your taste buds with these sumptuous treats lobster recipes!

Seafood lovers know how much of a delicacy lobster is. Its soft and tender flesh is mild, sweet and simply mouth-watering.

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Homemade grilled lobster tail with lime and lemon sauce

But it can be quite expensive. So if you’re not willing to pick up the eye-popping bill at a restaurant, you might not enjoy it as much.

That certainly doesn’t mean you should miss out!

You can prepare restaurant-quality lobster dishes at home without the expensive bill.

From elegant bisques to stuffed lobster rolls, there are so many lobster recipes to enjoy.

Want to impress someone special? Serve them these decadent lobster tails. They are buttery, tender and just delicious.

And they are so much easier to make than you might think.

Each tail is smothered in a buttery garlic herb dip and fried to perfection in just 20 minutes.

Each bite of lobster meat will melt away in your mouth as easily as the butter. Delicious!

Picture this: jumbo chunks of lobster cooked in a light white wine and butter sauce. Need I say more?

This is real that best lobster sauce.

With just a few fresh ingredients, you can make this amazing dish that tastes ultra-gourmet.

I love gobbling up this sauce with lots of spaghetti noodles.

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It’s the perfect way to capture every last drop of the buttery white wine sauce.

The bold and savory Cajun flavors of these garlic butter lobster tails are amazing.

Slather these tails with a delicious butter sauce made with garlic and Cajun spices.

Then bake them in the oven until they are completely tender.

Serve your tails with a lemon wedge and tuck in right away. There is nothing to hang on to when the food tastes this good!

Take date night to a whole new level with this classic French lobster Thermidor!

Tender chunks of lobster are covered in a decadent, cognac-spiked cream sauce.

They are then topped with Gruyère cheese and baked in their very own shell.

Cook your lobster until golden and bubbly, that’s all it takes.

It has never been easier to make a delicious dinner.

One spoonful of this lobster bisque and you’ll want to lick the bowl clean. This recipe is just so delicious.

Smooth, creamy and loaded with big chunks of garlic butter lobster tails, how could you say no?

The secret to getting so much flavor in your bisque is to make lobster stock using lobster shells. No part goes to waste!

Looking to level up your appetizers? Give these lobster rangoons a try! They are perfect for your next Chinese themed party.

Replace the usual crabmeat with something a little more classic: lobster!

These rangoons are super crispy on the outside and sweet and creamy on the inside.

Deep-fried wontons are filled with tender pieces of lobster and cream cheese.

They may not be a traditional Chinese appetizer, but that doesn’t make them any less delicious.

Who knew mac and cheese could get even tastier? This extra creamy lobster mac and cheese makes the impossible possible.

If you’re on a budget, treat yourself to a bowl of lobster mac and cheese once in a while.

But it doesn’t have to be!

Whip up this delicious, cheesy, creamy and rich recipe for a great meal at a fraction of the cost.

Take a delicious grilled cheese to new heights with tons of tender and juicy lobster chunks.

This Kennebunkport lobster grilled cheese sandwich is heaven for cheese and lobster lovers.

This award-winning sandwich is as tasty as you’d think.

Chunks of delicious lobster are covered in creamy mascarpone cheese and melted provolone.

The cheesy, meaty goodness is sandwiched between two slices of buttered sourdough bread.

A light spread of chili paste adds that final kick that is just *chef’s kiss*.

This lobster salad is the perfect light meal.

It is packed with fresh lobster meat, vegetables and herbs and soaked in a light, creamy dressing.

And the best part is that it only takes 10 minutes to throw together. It is perfect for busy bees and everyday lunches.

Serve this tasty lobster salad on some lettuce leaves for a delicious, light lunch.

Looking to whip up a decadent treat with minimal effort?

Try this lazy lobster casserole with a buttery Ritz cracker topping!

This New England classic is a great way to enjoy lobster without the mess.

Mix Ritz crackers with oyster crackers to balance the salty and sweet flavors.

And don’t skimp on the butter! Lobster and butter are meant to be.

Every bite of this creamy lobster pasta is mouthwateringly delicious.

Chunks of juicy wine-butter poached lobster are mixed into a creamy Parmesan sauce. Are you getting hungry too?

Take a step up from the shrimp Alfredo. Tender lobster meat is the ultimate upgrade!

If you’re a big fan of shrimp tacos, you’ll fall in love with these Cilantro Lime Lobster Tacos!

They are topped with the most amazing spicy citrus slaw.

Nothing compares to tender, juicy lobster meat.

But if you can’t get your hands on fresh lobster, you can always use langostino lobster tails instead.

Have you planned a barbecue in the backyard?

These tacos are the perfect dish to serve! Dish them up with rice, beans and, of course, a cold beer. Cheers!

Pizza night is about to get a lot more exciting! Serve this lobster pizza if you really want to impress your friends and family.

A crispy pizza crust is topped with a lemon-garlic sauce, cheese, lobster and tarragon.

The depth of flavor that garlic and tarragon brings to this pizza is unmatched.

They complement the lobster like nothing else. Yum.

I am convinced that this is a sandwich no one can resist.

Fresh lobster meat is wrapped in a warm, toasted, buttery bun and drizzled with even more butter.

The best kind of bun to go for is a New England style hot dog bun.

Its flat sides make it perfect for frying in lots of butter. And the more butter, the better.

Serve these tasty lobster rolls with fries, slaw and an ice-cold lemonade to wash it down. Are you drooling too?

These cold lobster rolls are a perfect lunch or light meal. They are filled with meaty lobsters and fresh flavors.

The most important rule for making a lobster roll is not to skimp on the lobster.

These sandwiches should be bursting with big thick chunks of poached lobster.

That’s why these rolls are a delight among seafood lovers!

This humble, hearty and creamy lobster bisque is the perfect dish to warm your soul.

It is completely filled with thick chunks of sweet and delicate lobster. Don’t skimp on the good stuff!

This chowder might as well be known as the king of all chowders.

Warm and comforting, it makes for the perfect evening meal. Yum!

Looking for a new dipping obsession? This Cheesy Cheddar Lobster Dip is as decadent as it is delicious.

Cheesy, meaty and so flavorful, you won’t be able to stop scooping up this tasty dip.

I love to serve this dip when I entertain. It’s the perfect appetizer that everyone can share and everyone always loves.

This lobster spaghetti is essentially a flattened shrimp scampi. The tender, sweetness of the lobster just makes this dish far superior.

The sauce that coats the spaghetti is incredibly delicious.

Whole lobsters are steamed and bathed in a fantastic sauce made with butter, garlic and vermouth.

Turn it all over with spaghetti and top your plates with the pieces of lobster. This is the ultimate seafood extravaganza!

Forget about crab cakes, these lobster cakes are where it’s at!

The light and tasty ones make the perfect light summer lunch or starter.

These tasty cakes and bursting with lobster meat.

They are coated in the most amazing, crispy, crunchy panko breadcrumb crust. Sign me up!

Serve these lobster cakes with a side salad, slaw and a lemon wedge for a perfectly fresh dish.

Fresh and amazing, these chipotle lobster avocado wraps are simply divine.

These wraps are wrapped in a whole wheat tortilla and are so convenient to take on the go.

They are bursting with fresh vegetables and juicy lobster.

What more could you want?

These phyllo cream cheese lobster appetizers are so delicious.

Serve these to your dinner guests and they’ll be off the plate in minutes!

You won’t be able to get enough of the creamy lobster filling and the flaky phyllo dough scoop.

And the best part is that they only take 5 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to make. Easy-peasy.

Do you have a special occasion coming up? This decadent Lobster Fra Diavolo is the perfect party dinner.

This pasta is filled with lobster and a spicy, garlicky, rich tomato sauce. And it’s definitely spicy!

Its name translates as “brother devil’s lobster” after the hot peppers in the sauce.

Serve this rich and filling lobster Fra Diavolo with plenty of crusty bread and a glass of red wine. Cheers.

This lobster pasta salad is a deconstructed New England lobster roll. Instead of bread, the delicious lobster is served with pasta.

If you’re on a tight budget, this pasta salad is a great way to stretch lobster to feed the whole family.

Creamy, meaty and full of flavor, this pasta salad makes a great light lunch.

When lobster tastes this good, it needs only minimal ingredients. Simply brush these grilled lobster tails with flavored melted butter.

Want to take this dish up a notch? Serve them with your favorite steak for the ultimate surf and turf!

Hot tip: For these grilled lobster tails to be perfect, you’ll want to butterfly them.

Then run a skewer through the middle of the meat to prevent them from curling.

Shortly? This elegant and effortless meal takes just 10 minutes to make and uses an air fryer.

Now, I had no idea you could cook lobster in an air fryer. But yes, you can!

You can enjoy all the tenderness of delicious lobster without the hassle of grilling.

Butter your lobster tails and coat the meat with a lemon-garlic butter sauce. Then you just have to cook them for 8 minutes. So easy!

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