This Easy garlic butter lobster skillet recipe is bursting with flavor and great over pasta, rice, vegetables - or just straight out of the pan!
These garlic butter lobster skillets are a decadent, indulgent dinner that is incredibly romantic - and SO easy!
This lobster skillet meal tastes just like lobster rolls - without the bread.
This is basically a recipe for pan fried lobster meat in a garlic butter cream sauce that is perfect for either pasta or rice - or served as-is in it's buttery goodness.
If you love lobster, but can't afford fresh lobster meat and want a way to make pre-cooked lobster meat fabulous, this is the recipe for you.
It is rich, indulgent, and to die for delicious - you will find yourself ready to lick the pan!
(For real - be sure to have a crusty bread or some vegetables to soak up all that delicious garlic butter lobster flavor!)
Be sure to check out some of my other favorite easy meals at the bottom of this post - I really try to make my dishes easy enough for beginner cooks, so you can get comfortable in the kitchen with a lot of extra tips and tricks to make you feel like a cooking rockstar.
I've picked out some of my favorite easy dishes at the bottom to try if you like this lobster skillet recipe - be sure to check out the easy favorites!
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What Lobster Meat To Use In Lobster Skillet
These lobster skillets are so easy because you can truly use any kind of lobster meat - I often use frozen pre-cooked picked lobster meat - which is the most economic choice for lobster meat.
While pre-cooked and frozen lobster meat isn't the most luxurious choice (fresh is always best, obviously) - I live in Colorado in a rural area where finding fresh lobster that isn't ridiculously expensive is pretty rare - so I have adapted this recipe to truly be knockout delicious no matter your budget or access to fresh fish.
For this recipe, I use frozen lobster meat - I am including a picture below.
This isn't an affiliate link, but you can click here to see the brand frozen lobster meat I use from King Soopers (my local Kroger affiliate.)
What to Serve With Garlic Butter Lobster Skillet
This lobster skillet is the perfect easy dish for a romantic dinner - and pairs perfectly with lots of low carb sides like broccolini or lemon garlic scallops (as well as carb-loaded picks like fresh bread and a knockout rice pilaf), but
I'm listing my favorite dishes to pair with this garlic butter lobster skillet below:
This lobster skillet is also AMAZING poured over linguine - take 1/2 cup of starchy pasta water and add it to the skillet and cook to emulsify, then add freshly boiled and drained (do not rinse fresh pasta) to the skillet and toss with lobster meat.
Top with fresh parmesan, freshly diced green onions, cilantro, or parsley!
Other Delicious Lobster Recipes You'll Love
If you love this easy delicious garlic butter lobster skillet, please check out my other fabulously easy and delicious lobster recipes!
Click each link to get the easy printable recipe below:
- Broiled Lobster Tails - keto compatible
- Garlic Butter Broiled Lobster Tails - keto compatible
- Lobster Mac and Cheese
- Garlic Butter Naked Lobster Rolls
- Butter Poached Lobster Tails - keto compatible
Garlic Butter Lobster Skillet Recipe
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- 1 lb lobster meat
- 3 tablespoons celtic sea salt
- 6 tablespoons butter, divided in half
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 large shallot, minced
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- ¼ cup dry white wine
- 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped
- In a large pan, melt 6 tbsp butter on medium heat.
- Add in garlic and shallots, stirring occasionally, until fragrant and soft - about 4 minutes.
- Stir in wine and increase heat to high.
- Stir in lobster meat, lemon zest, and tarragon.
- Cook to piping hot and sauce is reduced, about 5 minutes.
Amount Per Serving Calories 342Total Fat 20gSaturated Fat 11gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 148mgSodium 5156mgCarbohydrates 7gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 31g
Other Sweet C's Favorite Recipes
If you loved this deliciously easy keto lobster dinner, please check out some of my other favorite recipes!
Most are low carb, all are easy, quick, and full of flavor!