The Only Way to Cook a Lobster

Preparation info

  • For

    2

    People or Less
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Floyd's Food

Floyd's Food

By Keith Floyd

Published 1981

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Ingredients

  • 1 live 4 lb. lobster - dead will do if you have a squeamish nature
  • ½ lb. unsalted butter

Method

Place a large knife in the back of the lobster's head. Plunge it quickly into the head and pull it back cutting the fish completely in half. The movements are purely reaction. The beast is dead! Remove the dark sac from the head.

Squeeze the lemons over the flesh and season with salt and pepper. Liberally cover with butter and place under a hot grill until the shell turns pink an