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!)
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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.)
Other Delicious Lobster Recipes You’ll Love
If you love this easy delicious garlic butter lobster skillet, pelase check out my other fabulously easy and delicious lobster recipes!
Click each link to get the easy printable recipe below:
- Broiled Lobster Tails
- Garlic Butter Broiled Lobster Tails
- Lobster Mac and Cheese
- Garlic Butter Naked Lobster Rolls
- Butter Poached Lobster Tails
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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 ServingCalories 342 Total Fat 20g Saturated Fat 11g Trans Fat 1g Unsaturated Fat 6g Cholesterol 148mg Sodium 5156mg Carbohydrates 7g Fiber 1g Sugar 1g Protein 31g