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How to Cook a Lobster


Need to know How to boil , steam, grill or broil a Lobster?

The recipe will capture the affection of any lobster lover. 

No matter how you decide to cook a lobster you will the end result.

Use the tble below to determine the proper cooking time for you live lobtser.

Method

Amount

Time

Boiled

1 lb.

12 - 15 minutes

 

1-1/2 lbs.

15 - 20 minutes.

 

2-3 lbs.

20 - 25 minutes

 

3-1/2 - 5 lbs.

25 - 30 minutes

Steamed

1-1-1/2 lbs.

20 minutes

Grilled Whole *

1-1-1/2 lbs.

2 - 3 minutes

Grilled Tails

Each

5 - 7 minutes

Broiled Whole *

1-1-1/2 lbs.

3 - 4 minutes

Broiled Tails

Each

9 - 10 minutes

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