Lobster Tacos

Lobster Tacos

Delicious and refreshing lobster tacos! 

Course dinner, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 287 kcal
Author John Kanell



  • 1 cup water 236mL
  • 2 lobster tails
  • Lime zest
  • 3 radishes sliced
  • 2 avocados medium
  • 1 red cabbage sliced
  • 3-5 heirloom tomatoes chopped
  • 2 oz queso fresco 56g, crumbled
  • 1 bunch cilantro chopped
  • 3 tbsp butter 43g, unsalted
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 white onion small, chopped
  • 4-6 corn tortillas



  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Split the lobster tail and remove the meat from the shell. Chop up the meat.

  3. In a baking dish, pour water over the lobster tails. Add salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle 1 tbsp butter over the meat and add the lime zest.

  4. Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until firm.
  5. In a small bowl, add 2 tbsp butter, onion and cilantro.

  6. Chop cilantro, red cabbage, tomatoes and avocado.

For the Assembly:

  1. Add lobster and cilantro mixture to a corn tortilla.
  2. Sprinkle on a desired amount of tomatoes, radishes, queso fresco cheese, sliced avocado and chopped red cabbage to each tortilla.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Lobster Tacos
Amount Per Serving (1 taco)
Calories 287 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 4.7g 24%
Trans Fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 473mg 20%
Potassium 258mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
Sugars 1.7g
Protein 21g 42%
Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 8%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.