Fried Lobster Tails starts with fresh raw lobster tails, dipped and breaded in our special coating. Our tails are fried in lard in a cast iron dutch oven.
These gorgeous bright red Lobsters are dipped in our homemade breading and fried to a golden brown crunch… absolutely breath taking!
BEST LOBSTER TAIL
Growing up in Corbin, KY, we loved when we got to go fishing for cold water lobster off the Atlantic coast side of the state. As most of you are well aware, the coastal side of Kentucky near the Hamptons is a hidden treasure for deep sea fishing. Alright, maybe here in Kentucky we don’t have a fancy ocean and we can’t fish for lobster unless they are in Red Lobster’s tank! What we do have are incredible folks, amazing cooks, and phenomenal memories of growing up in the country! As kids, we ate tons of fish that we caught in ponds, but not once did we ever eat or even see a lobster. Today, we love lobster, but nothing compares to our breaded fried lobster tails. The typical side dish for us is our Baked Potato.
Our homemade breading recipe is the pizazz in this dish. Once you’ve realized how amazing our Lobster Tail recipe is, you’ll appreciate that this is the most unique and most delicious you’ve ever eaten. The appearance is spectacular, the taste is off-the-charts amazing… that magnificent red lobster, the breading fried golden brown with that perfect white lobster meat.
Our Fried Tail is not just gorgeous, the breading makes it scrumptious, and the lobster meat is light and delectable. This recipe will be a huge hit for the holidays and can be paired with nearly any side dish.
The appearance of our Fried Tail is incredible. This will be your perfect Lobster recipe!
INGREDIENTS FOR FRIED LOBSTER
- Lobster Tails
- Garlic Powder
- Onion Powder
- Old Bay Seasoning
- Panko Breadcrumbs
DIRECTIONS FOR DEEP FRYING LOBSTER TAILS
In a shallow dish, beat eggs and water until blended. Set aside.
In a shallow bowl, combine flour, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon of Old Bay seasoning.
Whisk to combine and set aside.
In another shallow bowl, whisk together panko and remaining Old Bay seasoning. Set aside.
Use scissors to cut down the back of the lobster tail until you reach the fantail.
Use your fingers to get inside the tail and loosen the meat.
Pull the meat up through the opening, leaving attached at fan tail.
Dredge meat in flour mixture on both sides and shake off excess.
Dip in egg wash on both sides and allow excess to drip off.
Dip in breadcrumb mixture on both sides and press gently to get breading to stick.
Fry in 350-375 degree oil turning periodically until breading is golden brown (about 5 minutes).
Place on paper towel lined plate to drain.
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Fried Lobster Tails
- 2 Eggs
- 2 tbsp Water
- 3/4 cup Flour
- 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
- 1/4 tsp Onion Powder
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1/4 Pepper
- 1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning divided
- 3/4 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
- 3 Lobster Tails
- In a shallow dish, beat eggs and water until blended. Set aside.
- In a shallow bowl, combine flour, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper and 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning.
- Whisk to combine and set aside.
- In another shallow bowl, whisk together panko and remaining Old Bay seasoning. Set aside.
- Use scissors to cut Down back of lobster tail until you reach fan tail.
- Use your fingers to get inside the tail and loosen the meat.
- Pull the meat up through the opening, leaving attached at fan tail.
- Dredge meat in flour mixture on both sides and shake off excess.
- Dip in egg wash on both sides and allow excess to drip off.
- Dip in breadcrumb mixture on both sides and press gently to get breading to stick.
- Fry in 350-375 oil for turning periodically until breading is golden brown (about 5 minutes).
- Place on paper towel lined plate to drain.
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