Boiled Spiced Lobster

Boiled spiced lobsters.
  • 2 live lobsters (1 pound each)
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 1/2 cup mixed pickling spice
  • 3 quarts boiling water
  1. Add vinegar, vegetables, lemon and seasonings to boiling water.
  2. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Plunge lobsters headfirst into boiling seasoned water.
  4. Cover and return to boiling point.
  5. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and cool in liquid.
  7. Drain, split and clean.
Serves 2.

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