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    BBQ Morton Bay Bugs or Lobster Tails

    BBQ Morton Bay Bugs or Lobster Tails. Photo by Peter J

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    25 mins

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    10 mins

    Peter J's Note:

    Adaptation of a BBC recipe I found. Morton Bay bugs are probably only available in Australia but small lobster tails would also be suitable (or one large lobster tail).

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    Serves: 1



    Units: US | Metric


    1. 1
      Blanch bugs in a small pot of water containing the teaspoon of salt for around two minutes.
    2. 2
      Remove the tails ny tearing from the body as close as possible to the head without bringing any organs along.
    3. 3
      Run a knife down the length of the belly of the tail and remove the thin sections to either side.
    4. 4
      Melt butter by microwaving in a cup for 30 seconds or so.
    5. 5
      Add parsley, chilli sauce, crushed garlic, chilli flakes and pepper and mix well.
    6. 6
      Fill bug tails with plenty of the mixture.
    7. 7
      Place tails shell side down over BBQ grill plate and cook around 10 minutes over medium heat.

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    Nutritional Facts for BBQ Morton Bay Bugs or Lobster Tails

    Serving Size: 1 (81 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 444.4
    Calories from Fat 438
    Total Fat 48.6 g
    Saturated Fat 30.6 g
    Cholesterol 128.2 mg
    Sodium 2761.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 3.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    Sugars 0.7 g
    Protein 1.1 g

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