Here’s how to perfectly steam and prep lobster for any occasion: Just sprinkle sea salt in boiling water. Remember to leave the rubber bands on the claws while cooking—lobsters will pinch!
Total cook time
- Whole lobster
- 1/4 cup kosher salt
- lemon wedges
In a large stock pot with a steaming tray or insert, bring 2-3 inches of water to a boil. Add kosher salt and return to boil. Add lobster and steam for 8-10 minutes per pound.
Let cool slightly and serve.
All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.