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Lobster Fra Diavolo – Recipe

“Fra Diavolo” translates to “brother devil," and it's because of the heat the red pepper flakes give!

Lobster Fra Diavolo is often considered an Italian-American recipe and is very popular on the east coast. This dish is amazing paired with fresh bread and red wine! It is perfect for special occasions including birthdays! Get the recipe below by Giada!


  • 1 pound pasta, such as Calamarata
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 lobster tails, plus more if desired*
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 14.5 oz can pomodorini cherry tomatoes, such as Corbara
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped, for garnish


  • Main Image: Elizabeth Newman
  • Recipe: Giadzy

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