Lobster is regarded as the most elegant, high end type of seafood, usually reserved for special occasions at pricey restaurants. The tail, or abdomen, is the prized section due to its abundance of meat. There are a number of ways to cook lobster like boiling and steaming , grilling or broiling. Lobster cooks in just a few minutes and can turn tough and rubbery if overdone. The taste of the cooked lobster is slightly sweet and briny, with a similar texture as shrimp.
We have selected three recipes for lobster tails all begging for you to try out!
Saddleback Lemon Dill Lobster Tails
1.Thaw lobster tails for at least 24 hours before cooking
- Use a spoon to remove the meat from the shell.
3.Rest it on top of the shell.
- Drizzle fresh lemon onto the meat, some chopped dill and place one lemon slice on top.
- Bake the tails at 375 for 12 minutes.
Cowboy Ribeye Surf and Turf
1.Thaw lobster tails overnight in the fridge
- Remove the meat from the shell
3.Grill your Ribeye steak at 250, until a temperature of 115 degrees is reached.
- Melt some butter in a pan and sear the steak for 30-60 seconds on each side.
- Add the lobster tails to the pan and sear for 60-90 seconds
6.Let the Ribeye rest for 5-10 minutes
7.Pile the cooked lobster of top of the Ribeye and drizzle with butter. If you want to give it an extra kick you can also add some horseradish sauce!
Lobster Mac n Cheese
1.Thaw lobster in the fridge overnight.
2.Cook 500 gm of your favorite pasta.
3.Warm 1 litre of milk
- Melt 100 gms butter in a large pot, add ½ cup flour and whisk for 1-2 minutes
- Add warm milk to butter and flour and whisk till it thickens
6.Remove pot from heat. Add 500 rms shredded cheese, gruyere and cheddar and stir until well mixed and melted
7.Place cooked pasta in large baking pan. Add raw lobster to pasta. Fold in cheese mixture and mix well. You can sprinkle bread crumbs on top
8.Bake at 375 for 30 minutes