Grilled Lobster with Laver and Garlic Butter

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
For The Love Of The Sea: A cook book to celebrate the British seafood community and their food

By Jenny Jefferies

Published 2021

  • About

This is a real showstopper and a perfect meal to serve on a summer’s evening with everyone gathered around the barbecue. — Billy Trigg.


  • 1 lobster
  • 30 g Welsh cheddar


Place the live lobster in the freezer for 10 minutes. This will put the lobster into a coma-like state. In the meantime, grate the cheddar and blend all the ingredients for the laver butter together in a food processor.

After 10 minutes, remove the lobster from the freezer, place it on a chopping board and cut through the lobster’s head quickly with a very sharp knife, as this causes as