very year when Father’s Day rolls around, men around the country are showered in the all-too-typical festivities brought forth by the simple act of being a dad. Meals consist of the all-American hamburger and hot dog combination that has been a staple of the male diet since time began. Most men will smile and indulge […]
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This guide will not teach you how to eat lobster per se, but show you the tools and some tricks for getting the meat out. The truth is there is nothing graceful about eating lobster. You don’t need much to crack into a lobster, especially if your boiling up soft-shell summer lobsters. In fact you can get by with your bare hands and […]
hanks to online lobster shipping companies Maine grilled lobster can be enjoyed in 24 hours notice by lobster lovers on both coasts of the USA. Grilling lobster takes about the same prep time as the conventional boiling and steaming methods. The real difference is the grill will imbue the smoky flavors of the coals and any […]
Bad weather and an increased Asian demand have driven up the price of New England’s most prized catch— Maine lobster. A long hard winter and chilly spring has stalled the lobster season. With more than 8 feet of snow in many areas in New England and temperatures often in the single digits, the winter of […]
We often get asked, “what is a good sized lobster to buy?” We ship lobsters from from 1 ¼ lb. each, (the size you might find at a Boston seafood restaurant), all the way up to 10-12 lb. monster lobster. What size lobster to order will depend on your budget, your menu, the occasion and the size of […]
Live lobster shipping requires three key ingredients: 1. Quality Hard-Shell Live Lobsters; 2. Quality Perishable Packaging; and 3. Experienced Lobster Delivery Company. Done right, live lobsters should be delivered alive and in perfect condition, no matter how far they travel. 1. Quality Live Lobsters Live Lobsters vary greatly in quality and price. For Maine lobsters […]
If you are eating lobster at the end of the summer in New England, chances are you can crack it’s claw with your bare hands. So what gives? It’s simple — you are cracking into a soft-shell lobster. You will also notice that these lobsters contain more water than usual. In contrast, hard-shell lobsters, less prevalent […]
Instead of the the standard burgers and dogs, why not treat your guests to a decadent lobster dinner party this Labor Day? Delivered in plenty of time for your Labor Day feast: fresh seafood, New England clam chowder, and live lobsters fresh off the fishing boats of Maine. Be the host at your own Lobster […]
Labor Day is the last excuse for as summer soiree. Make it memorable with lobster from Maine. It does not take hard work to love lobster! For a sublime Labor Day cook-out or dinner party we suggest … Lobster Tails: Don’t let the summer end without grilling lobster tails! We’ve got lobster tails hailing from the […]
Here is a step-by-step recipe for how to grill lobsters on the backyard grill.
Grilled Lobster Ingredients
2 live lobsters, 1 1/2 lb. or 2 lb. each
1/4 cup butter
2 tbsp. Lemon juice
1 tbsp. finely shredded lemon peel
2 tsp. chopped tarragon
2 tsp. chopped chives
3/4 cup fresh bread crumbs
Kill live lobster. You may do so in whatever fashion you please, I personally use the method of taking a sharp knife, and inserting it into the back of the lobsters head, between the eyes. (If squeamish about the knife into the lobster head, an alternative you may use is bringing enough water to cover the lobster to a boil, and placing the lobsters in head first and boiling for 2 minutes)
Next use kitchen shears to make 2 cuts lengthwise and 2 cuts across the lobsters on the underside of the tail. Remove thin membrane. Cut lengthwise through flesh of each tail, but not through the back shell. Open Tails, exposing meat. Use the knife to scrape out black vein that runs length of lobster. Remove and discard body cavity organs that are near head. Rinse under cold water. Pat dry.
Lightly coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium, and prepare for indirect cooking.
In a small saucepan cook and stir butter, lemon juice, peel, tarragon, and chives over low heat until butter is melted.
Place lobsters, shell-side down on the grill rack. Brush generously with some butter mixture. Grill covered for 15-18 minutes or until lobster meat is nearly opaque, brushing twice with mixture. Do not turn lobsters. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and drizzle with remaining butter mixture. Cover and grill 6-8 more or until lobster meat is opaque. Do not overcook.
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