Gourmet Healthy Food Lemon-Butter Boiled Lobster Tails Recipe
Boiled Lobster Tails Recipe Instructions
lobster tails (7-8 oz)
lb salted butter (4 sticks) for boiling
lb salted butter (1 stick) for clarified butter
of 1/2 lemon
for preparing and cooking the lobster tails
the lobster tails are frozen, you must first defrost them completely in
your refrigerator. Typically it takes about 1 day, depending on your
the lobster tails from refrigerator and allow them to come to room
temperature on the counter.
a chef's scissor, cut the top of the shell down the middle starting
from the open meat end until you reach the tail but do not cut into the
tail. Be careful to not cut deep into meat of the lobster tail.
the cut shell apart to then lift out the tail meat.
at the top center of the lobster tail meat for a dark vein running down
the tail. If you find one, carefully remove it with a pairing
the smallest pot you have that will fit the lobster tails.
Add enough water, the 4 sticks of butter, and the lemon juice such that
it will just cover the lobster tails, but don't put the lobster tails
in the water yet. First bring the water to a boil. After the water is
boiling, add the lobster tails. Continue boiling for 6 minutes and then
remove the lobster tails, set on a paper towel to remove excess water
and then plate. Do not over cook the lobster tails as they
will get hard and rubbery.
for making clarified butter
a low heat, slowly melt the 1 stick of butter in a small sautee pan.
the butter melts, carefully remove all of the white foam/fat on top
with a spoon.
into a serving dish