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How to Cook Maine Lobster

Updated on November 27, 2012

How to Cook Maine Lobster

Summer is a time to spend a little spare time with families, and whats better then grilling or cooking some Maine Lobster on the Grill. For hundreds of years, many visitors have flocked to the coastal areas hoping to find the best prices and quality of seafood. Finaly someone had the great idea to try the Maine Lobster. The rest is History.

Known for the sweet meat, Maine Lobster are easy to cook and will be a delicious treat for you and your company to enjoy.

Items for Cooking a Maine Lobster - Must Needed Items

This All-Purpose Stockpot is the perfect addition to any cooking environment indoors or outdoors! The Steam-Boil-Fry Stockpot has an indentation that raises the basket 1.75 inches above the bottom for steaming or boiling.

Choosing Your Maine Lobster

When you first choose your Maine Lobster, checking around to see who has the best values and or prices , can save you over 50% on the final price. Local Lobster men tend to charge between $4-$6 per pound, local super market charger around $7-$9 a pound per lobster. So here is a local tip to help ensure you get the best possible prices.

Talk to local country store owners or the men hanging outside. Question them where you can find the best and also the cheapest local lobster. Many of the local men will point you to the direction, as this will help their friends and also help you.

Moral: Taking a little extra time to find the best price of Maine Lobster may save you 50%

Herbs for Lobster Cooking Broth - How to Boil Lobster

Herbs are a great way to make a broth for cooking lobster. Bellow are the herbs used to make a common cooking broth for Lobsters.

Finished Cooked Lobster
Finished Cooked Lobster

How to Boil Maine Lobster

Boiling Maine Lobster is a simple and quick way to jump into some of the local Maine customs. The first step for boiling Maine Lobster is to utilizing your Lobster cooking pot,and fill the water up 3/4 of the way to the top. By mixing in some of the spices located above, you will create a wonderful broth that will allow your Maine Lobster to have a sweet and succulent taste.

Bring the Lobster pot water to a boil and insert the Lobster. Utilize the cover and let the lobster cook for approx: 15-20 minutes.

Please remember to utilize a pound of butter and liquify the butter. This liquid butter will be used for dipping purpose, while creating a delicious taste combo on your taste-buds.

How to Eat Maine Lobster - Seafood Tool Set with Forks and Lobster Crackers

This seafood set is a must have for any seafood lover. Seafood set. Includes 6 stainless steel lobster forks and 2 cast lobster crackers. Gift boxed. Dishwasher safe.

Seafood Tool Set with Forks and Lobster Crackers
Seafood Tool Set with Forks and Lobster Crackers

This set will NOT bend, or not crasp your lobster. The set is very strong, and will hold up to the task extremely well. The forks are made the same as the crackers, not flimsy or bend at all. The wash and look great out of the dishwasher. A very well made set. We have enjoyed them for several years.


Live Maine Lobster

Two pound Maine Live Lobster
Two pound Maine Live Lobster

Lobsters shipped Live, flavor can't be beat

Lobsters are professionally packed in a reusable Styrofoam box with seaweed and FDA approved gel packs

Hard shell lobsters packed with meat

Easy cooking instructions included


How do you like you Maine Lobster Cooked

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      7 years ago

      i did't eat this any way nice lens

    • alittlebitofeve profile image


      7 years ago

      Great lens! I'm from Rhode Island, and I just loved sitting on the back porch eating some great RHODE ISLAND lobster (little competition never hurt). :)

    • rorymullen lm profile image

      rorymullen lm 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: Tipi, you would not be disappointed. Like I stated above, Maine Lobster is above and beyond any other lobster types available. People say it is because of the colder water.

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      7 years ago

      I haven't ever cooked lobster, but I do cook crab legs from time to time. I just might have to get a lobster and try it at home. Thanks for sharing your tips.

    • rorymullen lm profile image

      rorymullen lm 

      7 years ago

      @cinstress: I would love to but it seems the price of the lobster people offer online is simply outrageous. IMOP

      So would you generally buy a lobster that weighs around 2lbs for $60, because if there is a craze for this I would be happy to supply links to the lobster.

    • WriterJanis2 profile image


      7 years ago

      Looks like you've covered everything needed. Nice job!

    • cinstress profile image


      7 years ago

      luckily I'm in NE & can enjoy great lobster. You could also offer links to places that ship lobster

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      7 years ago

      Great guide - makes me hungry for a lobster...


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