Shellfish with Foaming Citrus Butter

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Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

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  • 1 kg (2 lb 4 oz) live Moreton Bay bugs (see Note) sourdough or country-s


  1. Freeze the bugs for 1–2 hours before cooking. Nearer to cooking time, heat the grill (broiler) to its highest setting.
  2. Plunge the bugs into a large saucepan of boiling water for 2 minutes, then drain. Using a sharp knife or cleaver, cut each bug in half from head to tail. Put the bugs on a large baking tray, cut side up. Grill (broil) for 5–6 minu