After taking your frozen lobster tails out of the freezer it is best to defrost them fully before getting started. Not Helpful 0 Helpful 2. Unanswered Questions. Thanks for letting us know.
Not Helpful 1 Helpful 2. While fresh lobster can be time-consuming to prepare, frozen lobster keeps for months in your freezer and is ready to cook at any time. Place them on the pan shell side up, and then broil it for only about 4 minutes.
Cooking a whole lobster straight from the freezer is going to throw off timing badly. If you crack some of the overshell joints, it will stop the lobster from curling while you cook it.
Shop Seafood. Cover the pot, and, if whole, let them steam for 10 minutes for a 1-pound lobster or 7-8 minutes per pound. Menu close.
Not Helpful 1 Helpful 1. These originate from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Florida. Frozen lobster claws contain less meat than as tails and thus are less expensive.
Remove the lobster from the boiling water with a pair of tongs.
If fully defrosted, they usually cook at a more even time. Step 2. Your lobsters are ready to serve when the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees Fahrenheit. Using sea salt in the boiling water rather than regular table salt will give the lobster more flavor.
Place the frozen lobsters into the pot and remove the pot from the heat. Bring to a boil, lower heat to medium and simmer for a few minutes. For big tails boiling will cook the meat more evenly. She is a professional screenwriter and young-adult novelist and was awarded the Marion-Hood Boesworth Award for Young Fiction in 2008. You can tell if your tails are done if the color of the meat turns from translucent to white or opaque color.
Bring the pot back to a full boil.