Butterflying the lobster tail is the process of relocating the lobster’s meat from inside its shell and resting it on top. The end result makes the lobster meat resemble a “butterfly” lying on the shell.
Baked lobster tail with onion butter is one of those “fancy foods” that actually take very little time and effort to prepare. What makes this baked lobster tail recipe a Vietnamese one is not the lobster itself. But rather, the dipping sauce.