Grilled Crawfish or Lobster with Garlic Butter

Langouste ou homard grillé à l’ail

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By Caroline Conran

Published 2012

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  • 2 live lobsters or crawfish, each weighing 600g
  • 100 g softened unsalted butter


If you are serving the shellfish with mayonnaise, make it as usual and stir in crème fraîche and a little lemon juice.

Heat the overhead grill. Mix the butter with the garlic and parsley and a little salt and pepper. Split the live lobsters or crawfish in half lengthwise with a very large, sharp knife, starting at the middle of the head shell. Remove the intestinal veins. Crack t