How to kill a live lobster for cooking?

Answer You put them into a pot of boiling water while they are still alive. You are not suposed to kill them first.

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What is the cooking time for a live lobster?

It takes about 15 minutes to boil a live hard-shell lobster weighing 1 ¼ lbs. Steaming a similar sized lobster takes approximately 18 minutes. In each preparation method, soft-shell lobsters requ... Read More »

I have ten lobster in a live well and i put an octopus in there and it inked.will the lobster be safe to eat?

why wouldn't they be? ink is used in many culinary sauces.

What is the cooking time for lobster tails?

When boiling fresh or thawed frozen lobster tails, once they are in the water and it returns to a boil, cook them for roughly one minute per oz., and less if they are 6 oz. or smaller. You will kno... Read More »

What is the cooking time for a grilled lobster tail?

An 8- to 10-oz. lobster tail takes between nine to 11 minutes to cook on the grill. Grill it flesh side down for four to five minutes and three to six minutes on the shell side until the flesh is f... Read More »