What dish to prepare with a lobster?

So im prepearing a lobster for my family for the first time and have no clue how to aproche this. I have 2 options buy whole lobster or get only the lobster tails what is batter to make boiled lobster or broil the tails? and than what do u guys usualy server with it in both scenarios?

zan.dom
  • Posted by: zan.dom
  • October 11, 2020
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MMH October 11, 2020
I agree with those directions. Traditional sides are boiled potatoes and corn on the cob.
 
Happygoin October 11, 2020
Coming from New England, I sort of think it’s a crime to cover up the delicate flavor of lobster with sauce. I’m also more of a claw girl, but realize most people prefer the tails for their meatiness.

The most I’d do is bake and stuff a lobster, although that’s not for the squeamish. You need to slice the live lobster down it’s length prior to stuffing and baking.

I’d get live lobsters. Put a huge pot of water on to heat. You only need 3-4 inches of water in the pot. When the water is boiling, add the lobsters. If they scream, block your ears (just kidding...an old New England lobster joke).

Boil for about 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile melt some butter and put some in a small dish for each person. The lobsters should be bright red at this point.

Give everyone a lobster and some lobster crackers and picks and have a ball.

Btw, most New Englanders do this outdoors, as it makes a big, smelly mess. It’s easier to just hose everything down afterwards.

Good luck!
 
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