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Recipes Featuring Lobster

  • Lobster a l"Americaine
    3 live lobsters, 2 pounds each 1/4 cup olive oil Salt, Cayenne pepper 3 ounces brandy 1 carrot, chopped 1 onion,. minced 2 bay leaves 2 glasses white wine 2 cups fish stock 6 tomatoes, peeled
  • Lobster (French Style)
    1 onion, chopped 2 ounces butter 1 Tbsp flour 1/2 pint milk 1 tsp salt Pepper Cayenne Nutmeg Parsley, chopped Lobster meat, cut into pieces 1 egg yolk Cream Egg, beaten Breadcrumbs
  • Rissoles of Lobster
    Boiled lobster meat, minced Pepper Salt Mace 3 Tbsp butter, melted Breadcrumbs 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • Lobster Salad | 2-3 lobsters
    2-3 lobsters Salt 3 egg yolks Oil Cayenne pepper Black pepper 2-3 tsps mixed mustard 2 Tbsps sharp vinegar 2 Tbsps green fat 2-3 heads lettuce
  • Lobster a la Newburg | 2 good sized, boiled lobsters
    2 good sized, boiled lobsters 1 ounce butter 1 Tbsp salt 1/8 tsp red pepper 2 truffles, cut into small piecs 1/4 cup Madeira wine 3 egg yolks 1/2 pint cream
  • Lobster Termidor
    2 good-sized lobster Butter Cream Sauce Dry mustard, salt, Cayenne Pepper Cream Hollandaise Sauce
  • Lobster Croquettes | 1 cup lobster, chopped
    1 cup lobster, chopped 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp mustard Dash of Tabasco sauce 1/2 cup cream sauce Macaroni or lobster claw
  • Lobster Curry | 1 large lobster
    1 large lobster 1 blade mace 1 large cup meat stock or gravy 1 Tbsp cornstarch Milk Salt 1 small piece butter 2 tsps curry powder 4 Tbsps lemon juice
  • Baked Lobster Salad
    1 2-pound lobster, cooked Butter Shallots or mushrooms French mustard 1 glass sherry wine (7 ounces) 1 cup thick cream Salt, pepper, Cayenne pepper Chopped tarragon leaves 1 cup Hollandaise s
  • Curried Lobster
    2 cups of lobster dice 2 cups weak stock 1 teaspoonful minced onion. 2 teaspoon of curry powder Salt

About Lobster

  • Lobster should be cooked in salted water to protect the flavor of the meat
  • When cooking frozen lobster tails, you must begin by thawing the tails
  • Lobster is a low fat seafood, containing less than a gram of fat in three ounces
  • Lobster are loaded with good cholesterol (HDL)
  • Lobster can survive about 15 hours in the refrigerator and about 20 hours on ice
  • A lobster weighing one pound will yield 2/3 cup of meat
  • Lobster is not a kosher food because it does not have scales
  • Most lobster experts argue that the male and female lobsters taste the same, but some people believe that the roe (eggs) from a female adds flavor
  • Some people argue that eating the tomalley of the lobster is not a good idea because any pollution the lobster may have consumed would be concentrated there
  • Some scientists believe that putting your lobster in the freezer before boiling will numb them up and reduce the pain for the lobster
  • When choosing a lobster from the tank, look for the most active ones as they will have more tender meat
  • The largest lobster ever caught was over two feet long and weighed 37 pounds
  • Tomalley - the green substance found in the back end of the lobster - is the liver and is considered by most people to be a delicacy
  • Maine locals are known for steaming lobster in beer (about 7 minutes for 2 lobsters)
  • The white substance surrounding your cooked lobster is actually its blood and it is absolutely safe to eat
  • To pick up a live lobster, grab it on the back just above the tail and the claws will not be able to reach your hand
  • Lobsters are relatively low cholesterol having less than chicken and turkey
  • To make sure your lobster is fresh, check to make sure the tail curls when boiling and the tail meat is firm when extracting
  • Lobster depend on salt water for survival and will not stay alive for more than a day out of water
  • Lobsters are known for longevity and can reach up to 100 years of age
  • It takes about 5 years for a lobster to reach edible size
  • The American lobster is found in cold waters and has claws while the spiny lobster is found in warm water and does not have claws
  • When Europeans arrived in America, lobsters washed ashore in high numbers and were considered the cockroach of the sea
  • The lobster and scorpion are in the same family of the animal kingdom
  • At one time in history, lobster was peasant food and was used for bait
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