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Broiled Live Lobsters

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A truly magical recipe for Broiled Live Lobsters not only looks nice but also tastes great! It is an ideal Main Dish. The Broiled Live Lobsters can be considered the gem of the European cuisine. In my estimation, if one is a chef, one needs to have a personal recipe of Broiled Live Lobsters, just like I do.
Ingredients
  Live lobsters 2 Pound
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Paprika To Taste
  Lemon wedges 2
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Lay lobster on back on wooden board. To sever spinal cord, insert point of knife through to back shell where body and tail of lobster come together.

MAKING
2. With sharp knife, split body lengthwise, and cutting through thin undershell and lobster meat and back shell. Spread open. Remove and discard dark vein and small sac 2 inches below head.
3. Leave in green liver (tomalley) and any red roe (coral). Crack large claws.
4. Lay lobster, cut side up, on rack of broiler pan. Brush with melted butter. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and paprika. Broil, 4 inches from heat, 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.

SERVING
5. Serve with more melted butter, in a small dish, and lemon wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Lobster
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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