Boiled Lobster with Drawn Butter and Lemon Recipe

Boiled Lobster with Drawn Butter and Lemon picture


Cooking Time25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Boiling water2 Cup (32 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)
 Bay leaves2
 Salt1 Tablespoon
 Peppercorns1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Live lobsters9 Pound (six whole, 1 1/2 pound each)
 Butter1⁄2 Pound, melted
 Lemons3 , cut into wedges

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 892 Calories from Fat 326

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.8%

Saturated Fat 20.7 g103.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 727.6 mg

Sodium 2992.1 mg124.7%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.8%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 129 g257.2%

Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 37.5%

Calcium 35.9% Iron 13.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Bring to the boil two 8- or 10-quart pots of water large enough to cover the lobster.
Add the bay leaves, salt, and peppercorns.
Boil 5 minutes.
Plunge the lobsters headfirst into the boiling water.
Boil 15-20 minutes.
Serve with individual pots of melted butter, lots of lemon wedges, and thick slices of hot, white bread.