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Easy Boiled Lobster with Spicy Butter Sauce

Boiled Lobsters with Scallion Pepper Butter

Lobster – the mere mention conjures images of fancy restaurants and hefty price tags. But what if you could create this culinary masterpiece at home, for a fraction of the cost, and with flavor that explodes in your mouth? Buckle up, seafood lovers, because this recipe for Easy Boiled Lobster with Spicy Butter Sauce is about to change your dinner game.

Skip the Bland, Embrace the Bold

Forget the overpriced, underwhelming boiled lobster dinners! Restaurant lobster can be rubbery and the sides often leave much to be desired. This recipe lets you experience succulent lobster bathed in a fragrant broth and a spicy butter sauce that’ll tantalize your taste buds.

Lobster on a Budget? Absolutely!

We’ve all been there: staring at a $50+ lobster dinner featuring plain butter, a side of uninspiring carbs, and frozen vegetables pretending to be fresh. This recipe lets you indulge in lobster luxury at home, for a fraction of the cost.

Lobsters

Home-Cooked Lobster: The Undisputed Champion

Skip the fancy restaurants and the pressure to maintain your composure while battling a lobster. Who needs fussy utensils when you can embrace the primal satisfaction of cracking open a perfectly cooked crustacean with your bare hands?

Beyond Bland Butter: A Symphony of Flavor

Sure, plain butter is a classic, but it’s time to break free from the ordinary. This recipe elevates the humble butter sauce with a vibrant orchestra of fresh herbs, zesty vinegars, and a touch of heat.

Quality Matters: Invest in Flavor for this Boiled Lobster recipe

Just like a masterpiece needs quality paint, a great dish needs quality ingredients. Real butter makes a world of difference. Think of it as the difference between a cardboard box and a delicious work of art on a slice of bread. While you don’t need to break the bank, using specific ingredients will have a noticeable impact on your tastebuds.

Easy Boiled Lobster with Spicy Butter Sauce

Live Lobster Mishaps? We’ve All Been There (But Let’s Avoid Them!)

We’ve all seen those funny (or maybe not-so-funny) videos of people trying to wrestle live lobsters in the kitchen. Thankfully, this recipe uses pre-cooked lobsters, sparing you any potential chases or pinches. However, if you’re feeling adventurous and want to tackle live lobsters, here are some tips for selecting and buying them:

  • Look for Lively Lobsters: Choose lobsters that are active and responsive. Pick them up and see if their claws snap back and their tails curl under them.
  • Healthy Shell: The lobster’s shell should be hard and free of cracks or discoloration.
  • Size Matters: For this recipe, smaller lobsters (1-1/2 pounds) are ideal. They cook more evenly and tend to be more affordable.
  • Ask the Experts: Don’t be afraid to ask the fishmonger for help choosing a good lobster. They’ll be happy to answer your questions and ensure you get a fresh, delicious crustacean.

The Flavor Explosion Awaits

Imagine this: succulent lobster bathed in a fragrant broth of water, fresh lime juice, scallions, parsley, garlic, and a touch of heat from the NouBess Hot and Spicy Sauce. The dipping sauce, a masterpiece in itself, is a symphony of butter, scallions, champagne vinegar, and a perfect balance of pepper and salt. All you need to complete the picture are your hands and an empty stomach.

So ditch the bland and embrace the bold. This Easy Boiled Lobster with Spicy Butter Sauce is a tastebud adventure waiting to happen. Get ready to fall in love with lobster all over again, at home and on a budget!

Boiled Lobsters with Scallion Pepper Butter
Boiled Lobsters with Spicy Butter

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Boiled Lobsters with Scallion Pepper Butter

Craving delicious lobster but turned off by restaurant prices? Make restaurant-quality Easy Boiled Lobster with Spicy Butter Sauce at home for a fraction of the cost! This recipe includes tips for selecting perfect lobsters and boasts a flavorful, easy-to-make sauce.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course, Main Dishes
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4
Calories 517 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 lobsters about 1 1/2 pounds each
  • 2 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup lime juice fresh
  • 8 oz unsalted butter
  • 4 stalks scallions chopped
  • parsley small bunch
  • 2 stalks scallions finely chopped – for the sauce
  • ¼ cup champagne vinegar
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp Noubess Original Hot and Spicy Sauce or hot pepper without seeds and membrane – optional

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot, bring water to a rolling boil. Add the lobsters, salt, parsley, scallions, and lime juice. Cover the pot and cook for 10 minutes after the water returns to a boil.
  • While the lobsters simmer, prepare the sauce. In a separate saucepan, melt the butter and add half of the chopped scallions (reserve the other half for garnish). If you’re using hot pepper, add it now (be sure to remove the seeds and membrane for a milder heat). Sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Pour in the champagne vinegar and black pepper. Let the sauce simmer for another 1-2 minutes. Remove the pan from heat.
  • Remove the cooked lobsters from the pot and allow them to cool slightly.
  • Plate your perfectly cooked lobster and serve with the remaining chopped scallions sprinkled over the top. Don’t forget the star of the show – the spicy butter sauce – for dipping!

Nutrition

Calories: 517kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 22gFat: 47gSaturated Fat: 29gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 2gCholesterol: 282mgSodium: 4032mgPotassium: 345mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1611IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 138mgIron: 1mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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Originally published on June 24, 2013. Revised and updated.

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