The Best Side Dishes with Lobster Tails

August 25th 2021

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Alexandra

With the start of summer comes friend and family gatherings and backyard barbecues. Of course, potluck-style is the easiest way to get everyone involved. However, lobster tails are on the menu, and you’re not sure what pairs best with the main course. Don’t worry, here’s a breakdown of the best lobster tail side dishes, perfect for every occasion!

The Best Side Dishes with Lobster Tails

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 Backyard BBQ with Friends

 

It is a little easier to impress your friends because they are not expecting over-the-top side dishes. Here are a few side dishes that pair nicely with lobster tails that you can whip up for your next friendly gathering:

 

    • Pasta Salad
    • Cole Slaw
    • Macaroni and Cheese
    • Potato Salad
    • Fresh Baguette
    • Corn on the Cob
    • Cheesy Biscuits
    • Tossed Salad

     

    You can prepare these dishes from store-bought boxes, or you can make them from scratch. Try to be creative with the recipes and add a special ingredient or two to spice up these simple recipes.

     

    Backyard BBQ with Family

     

    A backyard bbq with family calls for more elegant side dishes. You may have to put in a little more effort to impress your family with your dishes, especially if your in-laws will be attending. Here are a few dishes that will be sure to impress all the guests and pair well with the lobster:

     

      • Clam Chowder
      • Prosciutto wrapped Asparagus
      • Glazed Baby Carrots
      • Cucumber Salad
      • Homemade Caesar Salad
      • Baked Risotto
      • Roasted Brussel Sprouts
      • Scalloped Potatoes

     

    These elevated side dishes will be the star of the BBQ! That is if you don’t count the lobster tails.

     

     Date Night In with Lobster Tails

     

    Last but not least is a date night in, with delectable lobster tails. The lobster will be the star of the show, so don’t worry about making too many extra side dishes to go with your meal. Here are a few small but sophisticated side dishes to pair with your lobster for your date night in:

      • Garlic Butter
      • Steamed Mussels or Clams
      • Fresh, Flakey Bread
      • Homemade Salad
      • Twice Baked Potatoes
      • Roasted Green Beans
      • Champagne

    Sometimes less is more, and this is just the case when you’re cooking lobster for a small, romantic date night.

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