Thyme Roasted Split Lobster

Thyme Roasted Split Lobster


20 pc Split raw lobsters
1 cup    Butter
1/3 cup Garlic, minced fine
2 lemons Lemon juice and zest
2 bunches Thyme , fresh
2 Tbsp Sea salt
As required Pepper, fresh cracked
1/2 cup Olive oil


  1. Allow split lobsters to thaw overnight in refrigerator.  (If using whole frozen do the same and split in half)  Remove split lobsters from packaging and remove claw and knuckle meat and reserve. 
  2. In a small sauce pan melt butter with garlic, 1/2 of the thyme, lemon zest and juice and reserve.  
  3. Season the split lobsters generously with salt and pepper.  Working in batches, sear the split lobsters flesh side down in olive oil until golden and place on a sheet pan.   
  4. Drizzle with some of the Garlic lemon butter and sprinkle with remaining thyme, place in a 200oC oven for 8 minutes.  
  5. Meanwhile in a small sauté pan cook the claw and knuckle meat in remaining garlic lemon butter.  When lobsters are removed from oven top with sautéed claw and knuckle meat.

Serves: 20