Steamed Lobsters
Cooking lobster is so easy! The only big mistake most people make is to boil them instead of steaming them. When you steam them, you keep that perfect lobster flavor intact.
Servings Prep Time
4people 5minutes
Cook Time
15-30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 5minutes
Cook Time
15-30minutes
Instructions
  1. In a large pot, bring 2 – 4 inches of lightly salted water to a full and rapid boil.
  2. Add live lobsters, tail first to ensure enough space in the pot for a full batch of lobsters.
  3. Cook according to the table below. They’re done when their shell has turned bright red. It’s that simple!
Recipe Notes
Hard Shell Lobsters:
Size of Lobsters: Cooking Times:
1.00 to 1.24 Lbs. 15 – 17 minutes
1.25 to 1.49 Lbs. 18 – 20 minutes
1.50 to 1.99 Lbs 22 – 25 minutes
2.00 to 2.50 Lbs. 25 – 28 minutes

 

Soft Shell Lobsters:
Size of Lobsters: Cooking Times:
1.00 to 1.24 Lbs. 9 – 11 minutes
1.25 to 1.49 Lbs. 12 – 15 minutes
1.50 to 1.99 Lbs 15 – 18 minutes
2.00 to 2.50 Lbs. 18 – 20 minutes