Broiled Live Lobsters Recipe

A truly magical recipe for Broiled Live Lobsters not only looks nice but also tastes great! It is an ideal Main Dish. The Broiled Live Lobsters can be considered the gem of the European cuisine. In my estimation, if one is a chef, one needs to have a personal recipe of Broiled Live Lobsters, just like I do.
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Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings5
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Live lobsters2 Pound
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Paprika To Taste
 Lemon wedges2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 186 Calories from Fat 36

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.3%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 178.8 mg

Sodium 616.8 mg25.7%

Total Carbohydrates 1 g0.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.21 g0.84%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 34 g68.4%

Vitamin A 6.2% Vitamin C 3.8%

Calcium 9% Iron 3.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Lay lobster on back on wooden board. To sever spinal cord, insert point of knife through to back shell where body and tail of lobster come together.

2. With sharp knife, split body lengthwise, and cutting through thin undershell and lobster meat and back shell. Spread open. Remove and discard dark vein and small sac 2 inches below head.
3. Leave in green liver (tomalley) and any red roe (coral). Crack large claws.
4. Lay lobster, cut side up, on rack of broiler pan. Brush with melted butter. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and paprika. Broil, 4 inches from heat, 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.

5. Serve with more melted butter, in a small dish, and lemon wedges.