Grilled whole lobster

Grilled whole lobster

9 ratings

Luke, President at Luke’s Lobster


„A simple way to serve tasty lobster.“

Difficulty

Medium 👍
40
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-1+
1
lobster
4 tbsp
butter (melted)
2 tbsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
minced garlic (optional)
salt
pepper
ice bath
Metric
Imperial
  • 1  lobster
  • 4 tbsp butter (melted)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp minced garlic (optional)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • ice bath

Utensils

  • large saucepan
  • barbecue tongs
  • grill or grill pan
  • large bowl
  • brush
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • small bowl

Enjoy with

Grauburgunder, dry, 2012
The mildness of this Grauburgunder captures the full flavour of the lobster very nicely. Succulent and clean in the mouth, the wine stimulates and refreshes. Enjoy at its best between 9 - 11°C/50°F .

Nutrition per serving

Cal
538
Protein
17g
Fat
52g
Carb
3g

Step 1/6

Parboil the lobster so you don’t end up with a nicely grilled outside and raw inside. Drop the Lobster in a pot of boiling water and cook for approx. 5 min.
  • 1 whole lobster
  • large saucepan

Parboil the lobster so you don’t end up with a nicely grilled outside and raw inside. Drop the Lobster in a pot of boiling water and cook for approx. 5 min.

Step 2/6

Now, remove the lobster and shock it in an ice bath to stop it from cooking any further.
  • ice bath
  • barbecue tongs
  • large bowl

Now, remove the lobster and shock it in an ice bath to stop it from cooking any further.

Step 3/6

Slice the lobster lengthwise all the way through into two halves. Clean out the tomalley (green stuff).
  • cutting board
  • knife

Slice the lobster lengthwise all the way through into two halves. Clean out the tomalley (green stuff).

Step 4/6

With the same knife, cut small slits in the claws to vent while cooking.
  • cutting board
  • knife

With the same knife, cut small slits in the claws to vent while cooking.

Step 5/6

Brush the exposed meat with a mixture of melted butter, lemon juice, a little salt and freshly grounded pepper, and, if you want, some minced garlic.
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • salt
  • pepper
  • brush
  • small bowl

Brush the exposed meat with a mixture of melted butter, lemon juice, a little salt and freshly grounded pepper, and, if you want, some minced garlic.

Step 6/6

Clean and lightly oil the grill and get your coals at medium heat. Lay lobster with flesh side down and cook for about 5 min. Turn it over, brush more lemon butter and cook shell side down for another 5 min. When finished the meat should be firm and opaque all the way through. Serve with lemon butter.
  • barbecue tongs
  • grill or grill pan

Clean and lightly oil the grill and get your coals at medium heat. Lay lobster with flesh side down and cook for about 5 min. Turn it over, brush more lemon butter and cook shell side down for another 5 min. When finished the meat should be firm and opaque all the way through. Serve with lemon butter.