How to Cook and Crack a Lobster
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whole fresh lobster for the first time can be a daunting prospect. This short
video shows you how to deal with extracting the meat in easy step by step
instructions, making sure you get as much of the delicious flesh out as
possible. See notes below.
Although this video shows live
lobsters being added to boiling water, there are other methods of cooking
which some may find easier to cope with.
1. It is believed placing them in
the freezer for an hour before cooking renders them unconcious.
2. Plunge a sharp knife straight
down right behind the lobster's eyes.
3. Place the lobster in a large pot of cold water and gradually increase the
heat until it is hot which desensitizes it.