How To Boil A Live Maine Lobster Recipe Video

Learn how to boil a live maine lobster.


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings8
Main Ingredient


 Live lobster1 (Maine)
 Live lobsters1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 102 Calories from Fat 9

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.6%

Saturated Fat 0.2 g1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 107.6 mg

Sodium 335.2 mg14%

Total Carbohydrates 0.57 g0.19%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 21 g42.6%

Vitamin A 1.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 5.4% Iron 1.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Prepare a big pot of boiling water.

Grab the lobster behind its claws and put them in teh boiling water with the face side dipping first.

Set the timer to 10 minutes for boiling the live maine lobster.

Take out the lobsters after 10 minutes and let them sit for a couple of minutes.

Editors Review

If boiling a lobster is something you have never attempted then this video clearly shows your how to do it the right way! Get over the fear of cooking your lobsters by watching this video!