Do you know how leftover lobster tails taste like? They taste moist, sweet, and delicious. Do you know what else they can taste like? They can taste dry and tasteless. You don’t want your leftover lobster tails to lose their awesomeness. You still want them to put a smile on your face when you take a bite. Below are my tried and tested tips of how to reheat lobster tails.
A simple way to store leftover lobster tails is to place them in a Ziploc bag and then in the freezer. When you’re ready to eat them, remove them and reheat. We’ll show you how to reheat lobster tails. However, you may have to remove the meat from the lobster tail, but we’ll show you two methods where you can reheat it with the meat inside.
Reheat Lobster Tails on the Stove
If you don’t want to wait a long time to dig into your lobster tails, use the stove method to reheat them in less than fifteen minutes. Remove the meat from the shell. Follow these steps:
- Use a skillet or saucepan.
- Add a small amount of sauce or both into the skillet or pan. Use either chicken or lobster stock.
- Bring the stock or broth to a simmer and add the lobster tails into it. After ten minutes, add the butter if you want.
- Take out and eat.
Reheat Lobster Tails in the Microwave
If you’re running short on time, reheat in the microwave. Remove the meat from the lobster tails. Follow these steps:
- Wrap the meat in a damp paper towel to retain its moisture.
- Heat the meat in intervals of three to five minutes.
- Remove, unwrap, and serve.
Reheat in the Oven
You can reheat the lobster tails in their leftover sauce. If you don’t have any sauce, rub butter on them or soak them in stock before reheating them in the oven. You don’t have to remove the meat. Follow these steps:
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Place the lobster tails in an oven-safe dish or a heat-proof dish. Cover the lobster tails with foil and ensure there is butter, stock, or sauce in the dish.
- Remove the lobster tails from the oven after ten minutes. It may take longer or shorter, depending on your oven.
- Remove the lobster tails from the oven and serve.
Reheat Lobster Tails on the Grill
- You can fire up your grill to reheat on them. You can leave the meat in if using this method.
- Preheat the grill on high.
- If you’ve removed the meat from the lobster shell, rub olive oil and season it with black pepper and salt.
- If you want to cook it in its shell, place the lobster shell side down on your grill. Don’t flip it over.
- Grill the lobster tails until completely heated, remove, cool, and enjoy.
If you’ve leftover lobster, choose how you want to reheat. Go and reheat them because your leftover lobster tails await your return!