Boiled Lobster

Boiled lobster.
  • 2 live lobsters (1 pound each)
  • 3 quarts boiling water
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • Melted butter
  1. Plunge lobsters headfirst into boiling salted water.
  2. Cover and return to boiling point.
  3. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Drain.
  5. Place lobster on its back.
  6. With a sharp knife cut in half lengthwise.
  7. Remove the stomach, which is just back of the head and the intestinal vein, which runs from the stomach to the tip of the tail.
  8. Do not discard the green liver and coral roe; they are delicious.
  9. Crack claws.
  10. Serve with butter.
Serves 2.

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