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Boiled Lobster

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Ingredients
  Water 1 1⁄2 Gallon
  Salt 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Live lobsters 6 Pound (6 Pieces)
  Melted butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Pour water into large kettle.
Add salt; cover.
Bring to boiling point over hot coals or high heat.
Plunge lobsters headfirst into boiling water; cover.
After water has returned to boiling point, simmer 15 to 20 minutes, depending on size of lobsters.
Test lobster by taking hold of a leg; if it detaches easily, lobster is cooked.
Do not over cook.
Drain; crack claws

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Servings: 
12

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 222 Calories from Fat 36

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.3%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 220.8 mg73.6%

Sodium 3255.5 mg135.6%

Total Carbohydrates 1 g0.4%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 43 g85.3%

Vitamin A 4.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 11.1% Iron 3.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Boiled Lobster Recipe