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Fresh Steamed Lobster

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  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1 , sliced
  Live lobsters 2 1⁄2 Pound (pegged)

In a deep, 3-quart casserole place water, salt and lemon.
Microwave, uncovered for 3 minutes on high, or until water boils.
Place live lobsters, head first, into boiling water; this will render them immobile.
Microwave, covered, for 12 minutes on high.
Let stand, covered, 4 minutes to finish cooking.
With a sharp, heavy knife, split tail.
If meat is still translucent in center, Microwave, covered, about 1 minute longer or until meat is opaque.
Continue to cut up the center towards the head.
Remove the stomach and the intestinal tract.
The green liver and the red roe are considered to be delicacies.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1032 Calories from Fat 94

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g16%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1077.3 mg359.1%

Sodium 4327.4 mg180.3%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 214 g427.8%

Vitamin A 16.2% Vitamin C 74.4%

Calcium 58% Iron 21.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fresh Steamed Lobster Recipe