Boiled Lobster

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2013

The sandwich is easy. The challenges are dealing with a live lobster and knowing when it’s properly cooked.

SERVES4 or Yields 1 pound meat

TIME45 minutes

Boiled Lobster

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Cooking lobster at home can be a daunting process: How do you deal with that thrashing tail, and how do you know it’s done? We sedated our lobsters by placing them in the freezer for 30 minutes, and we determined doneness by taking the tail...

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