Broiled Lobsters

  • 2 live lobsters (1 pound each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash white pepper
  • Dash paprika
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  1. Place lobster on its back; insert a sharp knife between body shell and tail segment, cutting down to sever the spinal cord.
  2. Cut in half lengthwise.
  3. 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.
  4. Do not discard the green liver and coral roe; they are delicious.
  5. Crack claws.
  6. Lay lobsters open as flat as possible on a broiler pan.
  7. Brush lobster meat with butter.
  8. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and paprika.
  9. Broil about 4-inches from source of heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  10. Combine butter and lemon juice; serve with lobsters.
Serves 2.

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