How To Boil Lobster
While there are many different techniques for preparing lobster tails, none are quite as simple as the classic boiling method.
Boiling your lobster tails ensures fast and even cooking throughout while retaining the meat's natural moisture. And with Sealand's Individually Quick Frozen (iQF) Warm Water Lobster Tails, it's never been easier to enjoy the finest quality lobster, cooked to perfection every single time.
A quick and hassle-free way to create a fabulous show-stopper that really lets the lobster shine!
Sealand How to Boil Lobster
Step-by-step instructions for preparing the perfect boiled lobster tails.
Freshly squeezed lemon
Defrost lobster tails in fridge overnight
Using sharp scissors, cut lobster shell longitudinally along centerline up until the tail fin
Rinse lobster tail under cold water, flushing water through cut in shell to remove debris
Bring pot of water to boil
Add lobster tails to pot and boil for approximately 8 mins until the meat is opaque and firm and the internal temperature reaches 145°F in the center of the tail
Remove tails from pot and briefly run under cold water to cool slightly
Remove lobster meat from shells and serve with a dip of fresh lemon and melted butter