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Basic Boiled Lobster

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Ingredients
  Live lobsters 5 Ounce (4 Lobsters, 1 1/4 Pound Each)
  Boiling salted water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted (1 Stick)
Directions

1. Drop live lobsters into a very large kettle of boiling salted water; cover. Lower heat; simmer 10 minutes, or until lobsters turn bright red. Remove at once with tongs and drain.
2. With a sharp knife, split lobsters down the center (underside) and brush liberally with melted butter or margarine. Or, if you prefer, simply place 1 lobster and a small ramekin of melted butter or margarine on each of 4 plates, with oyster crackers and picks for each person.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Lobster
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 234 Calories from Fat 203

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.6%

Saturated Fat 14.5 g72.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 94.1 mg31.4%

Sodium 108 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 0.19 g0.06%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 7 g13.8%

Vitamin A 14.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 2.4% Iron 0.62%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Basic Boiled Lobster Recipe