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Summertime is the perfect opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy all that nature offers. There’s something about cooking lobster on a grill that just screams “summer vacation.” And what could be better than enjoying a delicious lobster dinner while camping?
If you’re looking for some fun lobster grilling ideas for your next camping trip, look no further. We’ll share some tips on how to grill lobster while camping, as well as some recipes for you to try.
So, fire up the grill, and let’s get cooking!
Looking for a new way to cook lobster?
Grilling Lobster is the perfect method for cooking lobster and a great way to enjoy this delicious seafood while camping. It’s easy, convenient, and delicious.
You can grill your lobster right before your eyes without any mess or fuss. Plus, you can make it in bulk and save money by buying more than one case of lobster instead of one at a time.
You can enjoy this meal all year round, but especially during these colder months when there’s not much seafood on the market. This recipe is perfect for bringing fresh seafood into your cooking routine for any occasion or holiday.
And don’t forget about leftovers – they’re great for lunch the next day or even as an appetizer at dinner parties. Here is a list of requirements:
– Aluminum foil
– Shovel or spatula
– grill tongs or oven mitts
– A basting brush
– Lobster (that is at least 1-pound in weight)
– Olive oil/-Vegetable Oil
– Garlic (optional)
– Herbs (optional)
- Place the aluminum foil underneath the grill grates. This will help prevent oil from dripping onto your coals, which can cause them to burn out more quickly and lead to a less enjoyable grilled lobster experience.
- Make sure you have enough space on your grill for both your grilled lobster and any other food items you plan to cook while camping (i.e., vegetables, protein). Before placing your grilled lobster down on its back with claws tucked under it so that it doesn’t flip, overexposing its soft underside – this will keep your grilled lobsters’ meat inside moist instead of dry.
- The grilled lobster should be grilled for 15 minutes on each side. When done, it will turn bright red, and the meat inside its shell will have turned from translucent to white.
Lobster Grilling Ideas:
– Lobster grilling can be done whole or cut into pieces.
– Clean and devein the lobster by removing its head, legs, and tail. If you’re grilling in a pot or pan for extra safety, bring water to a boil before adding the lobsters.
-If you’re grilling lobster tails, look for hard shell lobsters that weigh approximately one pound each and are at least four inches long (Measure from the eye to where the tail meets).
-When choosing a live lobster, make sure the tail is curled under its body. If it’s not, that means the lobster was frozen and is no longer fresh
– Preheat your grill to medium-high heat (450 degrees F).
– Put the grilled side of each grilled lobster down on your grill first so that it can sear properly. Then place the grilled side up to finish cooking.
– Lobster grilling time will depend on how giant your lobster is, but typically it takes about 15 minutes for a one-pound lobster and 30 minutes for a two-pounder. Or grill until they are bright red.
– It’s easy to know when your grilled lobster is done by using the knuckle test: if you can easily pry the knuckle off with a fork, then it’s done.
– Brush with butter or oil, and season with salt and pepper.
– Serve immediately.
If you’re looking for some fun lobster grilling recipes for your next camping trip, look no further. We’ll share four of our favorites below. So, fire up the grill, and let’s get cooking.
1. Grilled Lobster Tail with Garlic Butter and Herbs
This lobster grilling recipe is simple yet delicious. All you need are:
– one grilled lobster tail
– butter, melted
– lemon juice
-fresh herbs (i.e., parsley, thyme, basil)
– Start by preparing your grilled lobster and cooking it according to the tips above.
– Remove the meat from a grilled lobster tail and place it in a bowl.
– Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat, then add garlic and crushed red pepper flakes (optional).
– Simmer for about five minutes before removing from heat.
– Place grilled lobsters on plates and top with garlic butter mixture.
– Garnish with fresh parsley and serve immediately.
2. Grilled Lobster Tails with Mango Salsa
If you’re looking for lobster grilling recipes that take your lobster grilling to the next level, then this recipe is perfect. It includes all the delicious flavors of Grilled Lobster Tails with Mango Salsa.
– two grilled lobster tails
– mango, diced
– red onion, diced
– jalapeño pepper, diced
– cilantro leaves, chopped
– lime juice
Remove the meat from grilled lobster tails and place it in a bowl. Add mango, red onion,
jalapeño pepper, cilantro leaves, and lime juice to the bowl.
In a separate bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, salt, and black pepper to make your dressing. Pour over the grilled lobster salad and toss to combine. Mix well before serving.
Serve chilled or at room temperature, and enjoy!
3. Lobster Grilling with Citrus Marinade
This lobster grilling recipe has a simple list of ingredients, but it’s so tasty! All you need are:
– one grilled lobster tail
– olive oil
– orange juice
– fresh lemon juice
Remove the meat from grilled lobster tails and place it in a bowl. Mix olive oil, orange juice, and fresh lemon juice in a small bowl. Cook for about five minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the mixture to grilled lobster meat and mix well before serving.
Enjoy your grilled lobster dinner. We hope you have a delicious trip.
4. Grilled Lobster Tail Recipe
You love lobster, and we know you want to grill it. Well, all it takes is a little bit of patience while the lobster grills for roughly 10 minutes or until tender before adding it to your dish with garlic cloves and tomato sauce.
– four (live) hard shell lobsters weighing one pound each (preferably at least four inches long)
– vegetable oil
– kosher salt
– ground black pepper
– melted unsalted butter
– Using kitchen shears, cut through the top of each lobster shell just below the antennae. Pry open the lobster shell with your hands and remove the meat from the tail, discarding the shells. (If you’re grilling whole lobsters, skip this step)
– Place tails on a baking sheet or in a large dish. Brush the meat with oil and season both sides liberally with salt and pepper.
– Heat a grill pan over medium heat or preheat an outdoor gas or charcoal grill to medium-high. Grill the tails for four minutes, rotating them so both sides are grilled evenly.
Are you planning your next camping trip?
Be sure to get the most out of it by grilling a delicious lobster. We’ve provided you with some fantastic campfire-friendly recipes for lobsters grilling, so be sure to plan and have everything you need before heading off into the wilderness.
Don’t forget that sometimes simple is best, which is why we’ve included our favorite recipe – grilled lobster tails with garlic butter and herbs.
Try one of these other mouthwatering options from this blog post if you’re looking for more variety in your outdoor meal plans. From mango salsa to citrus marinade, there’s something here for everyone.
Your thoughts on Lobster Grilling in the outdoors?
Does the thought of lobster grilling among the beauty of nature appeal? Have you ever tried lobster grilling while in the company of family and close friends? Do share your thoughts on these fabulous recipes in the comments below.