freshly steamed lobster tails

Steamed Lobster Tails for 2

A quick, yet, fulfilling romantic steamed lobster tail dinner for 2. Just add flavored butter and it's on!
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Dinner, Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best way to steam lobster tail, preparing lobster tails for steaming, steam lobster tail on stove, steamed lobster tails with garlic butter
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 471kcal


  • 1 Steamer pot (or a large pot with a steam basket)


  • 2 4 - 6 oz lobster tails
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp sea salt
  • ½ Tbsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • ½ Tbsp Dash Original seasoning
  • 1 cup beer any kind works
  • 1 - 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp garlic salt


  • Pour water and beer in the bottom of a large pot and bring to a boil. 
  • Add seasonings to melted butter and brush on prepped lobster tails.
  • Once lobster tails are seasoned generously, place a steamer insert inside the pot so that it is just above the water level. Put the lobster tails on the rack and cover the pot. 
  • Cover and steam for 8 - 10 minutes OR when lobster tails turn bright red. Serve hot with melted garlic butter. Enjoy!!
    meaty steamed lobster tails


Need more? Double, triple, quadruple the recipe if you need...but please, do enjoy!!


Calories: 471kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 4673mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 1507IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 2mg
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