Sunday, June 14, 2009
STEAMED LOBSTERS Prep: 30 Minutes, Cook: 25 Minutes Cool: 5 Minutes
1 Tablespoon Kosher Salt
2 Lobsters (1 1/2 pounds)
Place a steaming rack in a bottom of a very large stockpot. Add Kosher salt and 3 to 4 inches of water; bring to a boil. Place lobsters in pan. Cover and steam 14 minutes. Let cool. Remove meat from tail, legs, and claws. Serve or chill and use as desired. Makes 2 servings.
SPLIT GRILLED LOBSTERS - Prep: 30 Minutes, Cook: 25 Minutes
4 Lobsters Split (1 1/2 pounds)
1 Cup melted Butter (Optional)
Freshly Ground Pepper
Chopped Fresh Chives
Fresh Lemon Wedges
Place Lobsters, shell side down, on grill gate. Brush with butter; sprinkle with kosher salt and pepper. Grill Lobsters, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350-400 degrees) 10 minutes or until done, basting with butter. (Do not turn lobsters.) Sprinkle with chives before serving. Makes 4 servings.
LOBSTER LESSONS - Prepping - before boiling or steaming, put live lobsters in the freezer for about an hour. Cold temperatures sedate them, after which they can be gently placed head-first in boiling water.