Main content

Grilled Lobster with Lemon Oil

Feast in style with mouth-watering lobster on the barbie.


  • 1 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • and zest of 3 Lemon

  • 4 fresh Lobsters

  • 1 bunch fresh marjoram tied with some string

  • 3 tablespoons Limoncello or other lime liqueur

  • 2 cups Rocket

  • sea salt

  • 2 quartered Lemons lengthwise


  • 1.

    Combine olive oil, lemon juice and zest in a saucepan and place over medium heat and heat until nearly boiling, remove from heat and pour into a bowl, immediately add in a bunch of marjoram and a shot of lioncello (or other lemon liqueur) and let rest for one hour. Cut the lobsters in half lengthways and gently brush the flesh with the bunch of marjoram that has been soaking in the lemon scented oil, gently place them shell side down and cook for 10 minutes, then flip them onto their flesh and cook for a further couple of minutes until just cooked.

  • 2.


  • 3.

    Serve with lemon wedges and rocket.

  • 4.

    Note: When buying live lobsters, place them in the freezer

  • 5.

    Or in an esky with heaps of ice to send them to sleep before

  • 6.

    Cutting them in half.

  • 7.

    To cut in half, place the tip of the knife in the centre of the head and cut down between the eyes through the head, then turn around and cut through the tail.

  • 8.

    Clean the lobster by taking out the coral (the brown bit in

  • 9.

    The head and remove the intestinal tract).

» Metric Converter


Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 0 0 0 0
Average Rating
0 comments • 0 ratings