Cooking Live Lobsters as Humanely Possible

Those of you who love seafood must love lobsters. If you do, then do you cringe at the thought of waking up at the crack of dawn, each time you have to cook lobsters, to go to the fish market to grab the freshest catch? Well, from now on you don’t have to. That’s right. From now on, you can wake up whenever you want and have the freshest lobsters from Maine delivered to your doorsteps. is a site where you can order fresh Maine lobsters, pay for them online and have them home delivered.

However, many of you may like to eat lobsters but don’t know how to cook fresh live lobsters. has the solution to that as well. They suggest you kill it as humanely possible. First freeze the lobsters for around two hours. Then, take it out of the freezer and check to see if it’s moving. It should be still. Then, take a sharp object like a knife or skewer and push it through the cross on the head of the lobster. Here are some ways in which you can cook them:



The fastest way of cooking a live lobster is by boiling it. In a large pan with a lid, boil salted water. Then add the lobster and boil it for around 10 minutes. Once it is done, drain the lobsters and serve them with some butter.


Take a large pot and place a steaming rack at the bottom of it. Boil two inches of salted water in that pot. Once the water starts to boil, place the lobster on the rack and put the lid on. Steam the lobster for 14 minutes.


To grill, first have to par boil the lobster and then cut it down the middle into half. Clean it, marinate in and put it on the grill.

These are some of the best ways to cook live lobsters. If you know the rudimentary culinary skills, you will be able to cook lobsters well.

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