Lobster Tails Steamed in Beer

Lobster Tails Steamed in Beer


"Steamed lobster tails with a hint of beer. Goes great with melted butter, lemon juice and garlic."


13 m servings 209 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 209 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.1g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 36.1 g
  • 72%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 180 mg
  • 60%
  • Sodium:
  • 566 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan, over medium to high heat, bring the beer to a boil.
  2. If lobster tails are still in the shell, split the shell lengthwise first.
  3. Place a steamer basket on top of the saucepan. place thawed lobster tails in basket and cover. Reduce heat and simmer for 8 minutes.
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  1. 131 Ratings


These turned out fantastic! They will curl up as they steam, so for the sake of presentation, you might like to run a wooden skewer through the length of each tail. Other than that, it was lobs...

Wow! Wow! Wow! What a great recipe. And so simple and quick. I used a whole bottle of Michelob Lite because I did four lobster tailes and added about 1/2 teaspoon of fresh minced garlic. Couldn'...

I have never prepared lobster before, was always hesitant. I used two bottles of Bud Light with four tails, which were frozen so we steamed a little longer. Absolutely wonderful!! I served the...

I brought home lobsters for my Valentines last night. The fun part was placing the critters on the floor and watching our four cats reaction to them! The lobsters turned out great and we could d...

Marvellous. Steaming in beer was easy and quick. It was easy to see when the lobster was cooked. (My steamer pot has a glass lid.) The beer added subtle flavor that was perfect.

This was fantastic. I used a dark beer and it had no strong flavor on the lobster. I also added the crushed garlic in the beer. It had a wonderful moist flavor in a very short time! I ate min...

Thanks kathleen for a quick and delicious recipe!Steaming with beer turned out to be the way to go for very moist and favourable lobster tails. With the price of lobster tails you don't want the...

Great recipe as-is. Used Sam's Adams and there was a wonderful slight beer taste -- and it made the lobster slightly sweet. Serve with melted butter. Highly recommend.

Very good. I used my vegetable steamer and the lobster was delicious!