Keto Air Fryer Foil-Packet Lobster Tail

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Get ready to impress with these delicious meaty lobster tails cooked in your air fryer! In just minutes and with a few simple ingredients you and yours can indulge in this fantastic recipe, guaranteed to impress even the most demanding palates.

Keto Air Fryer Foil-Packet Lobster Tail

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Yields2 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time7 minsTotal Time17 mins
 2 lobster tials
 4 tbsp butter
 1 tsp lemon zest
 1 clove garlic, grated
 1 tsp chopped fresh parsley
 2 wedges, lemon
 salt and black pepper to taste
1

Butterfly lobster tails by cutting lengthwise through the centers of the hard top shells and meat with kitchen shears. Cut to, but not through, the bottoms of the shells. Spread the tail halves apart. Place the two halved tails on a sheet of aluminum foil and place into the air fryer basket.

2

Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add lemon zest and garlic; heat until garlic is tender, about 30 seconds. Transfer 2 tablespoons of butter mixture to a small bowl and brush onto lobster tails; seal the foil packets, completely covering tails. Season lobster with salt and pepper.

3

Cook in an air fryer at 380 degrees F (195 degrees C) until lobster meat is opaque, 5 to 7 minutes. Spoon reserved butter from the saucepan over lobster meat. Top with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Recipe nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2


Amount Per Serving
Calories 313
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25.8g40%
Cholesterol 129mg43%
Sodium 590mg25%
Total Carbohydrate 3.3g2%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g4%
Protein 18.1g37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 2 lobster tials
 4 tbsp butter
 1 tsp lemon zest
 1 clove garlic, grated
 1 tsp chopped fresh parsley
 2 wedges, lemon
 salt and black pepper to taste

Directions

1

Butterfly lobster tails by cutting lengthwise through the centers of the hard top shells and meat with kitchen shears. Cut to, but not through, the bottoms of the shells. Spread the tail halves apart. Place the two halved tails on a sheet of aluminum foil and place into the air fryer basket.

2

Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add lemon zest and garlic; heat until garlic is tender, about 30 seconds. Transfer 2 tablespoons of butter mixture to a small bowl and brush onto lobster tails; seal the foil packets, completely covering tails. Season lobster with salt and pepper.

3

Cook in an air fryer at 380 degrees F (195 degrees C) until lobster meat is opaque, 5 to 7 minutes. Spoon reserved butter from the saucepan over lobster meat. Top with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Keto Air Fryer Foil-Packet Lobster Tail