Boiled Lobsters Recipe

Serves/Makes: 2


  • 2 live lobsters (approximately 1 1/2-pound - 680-g each)
  • 3 cups (750 mL) boiling water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 slices of unpeeled lemon
  • Hot, melted butter
How to cook Boiled Lobsters:
  • Arrange one (1) lobster into a glass 1 x 8-inch (30 x 20-cm) dish.
  • Pour boiling water over lobster.
  • Add bay leaves and lemon slices.
  • Cover and microwave, on 'HIGH', for 5 minutes, turning lobster twice.
  • Remove lobster from water.
  • Microwave second lobster (in the same water), on 'HIGH', for 5 minutes, turning lobster twice.
  • Half lobsters lengthwise.
  • Remove and throw away stomach and veins (in tails) from lobsters break-up claws.
  • Serve, over heated plates, along with hot, melted butter.


Oven: 700 watts
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Boiled lobsters, hot melted butter, crusty bread and small glass good, fresh white wine. What more can one ask for?

This recipe for Boiled Lobsters serves/makes: 2

The Boiled Lobsters recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Lobster (more Lobster recipes)
Preparation Method: Microwave (more Microwave recipes)

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