Lobster may be more pricey than other seafood, but a little bit goes a long way. From salads to casseroles to sandwiches, these easy recipes feature whole Maine lobster and various types of lobster tails, in all your favorite combinations.
Unlike Maine lobsters, which have large meaty claws, rock or "spiny" lobsters contain most of the meat in the tail. Stuff these meaty tails with the basil and Havarti cheese mixture, then grill or broil to perfection.
If this is a first for cooking and serving lobster, here's the recipe that makes it easy. The method for clarifying butter is also included.
Conquer the intimidation factor: It's not as difficult as you might think to learn how to grill lobster. You'll be immensely satisfied once you do, as it's an impressive technique to show off to guests when entertaining, and far more affordable than ordering it at a restaurant.
Few foods epitomize luxury and decadence like lobster. You can find recipes for lobster in just about every kind of dish, from lobster lasagna to lobster mac and cheese. But for lobster beginners, it's wise to start with the basics by learning how to boil lobster. Even lobster connoisseurs can appreciate the scrumptious simplicity of boiled lobster. So whether you're just starting to test your culinary claws or you're looking to perfect your tried and true technique, follow this step-by-step guide for how to boil lobster.
Serve these sophisticated lobster sandwiches for alfresco meals and summer celebrations.
One fresh or frozen lobster tail weighing 10 to 12 ounces yields just the right amount of cooked meat for this richly sauced pasta dish.
If succulent lobster tails, cradled in their coral shells and served with melted butter, seems more like something you'd order from a restaurant menu than a dish you'd make at home, it's time to step outside of your culinary comfort zone. Learning how to cook lobster tails not only offers a fun challenge, but will add an extravagant dish to your repertoire that is sure to impress.
Lobster, brie cheese, and asparagus make this sophisticated lasagna recipe a sure star at the potluck or party.
Garlic-chili butter dresses up these broiled lobster tails. This no-fail recipe will have everyone clamoring for more.
To enliven a seafood-style picnic, accompany these succulent lobster tails with the dill dipping sauce recipe and serve with lightly dressed coleslaw.
Impress dinner guests with this easy-to-fix and surprisingly low-calorie seafood classic.
Enjoy this elegant entree as a light supper for two.
Nori is a Japanese form of seaweed that is dried in sheets. Find it in Asian markets or the Asian section of supermarkets. When it's unavailable, substitute fresh parsley.
Serve this elegant cheese and seafood recipe as an appetizer or first course. It prepares in minutes.
This tasty sandwich is full of fresh lobster in a tarragon dressing. If you like, skip the bun and serve the lobster salad on lettuce leaves.
If you're not from New England, you may not be familiar with this sandwich served in restaurants and homes up and down the New England coast. It's an easy and delicious way to savor lobster.