How to Shell a Lobster
Buying a live lobster, dispatching it, cooking it properly and then extracting all of the meat can be an intimidating process. I totally get it. However, if you love lobster—or are trying to impress someone with a luxurious meal—cooking it at home is easier than you think and far more economical than splurging at your favorite seafood restaurant. Watch this video to learn how to shell a lobster and extract all of the meat.
Ready to cook? Here are a few of my favorite lobster recipes:
This Flo-ribbean-Cuban-inspired dish is typically served over rice, but I always serve it over rigatoni pasta to soak up all the sauce. Get the recipe >>>
I serve a miso vinaigrette with my lobster-and-asparagus salad, inspired by the salad I had at the Four Seasons in Manhattan when I was in high school. Get the recipe >>>
This Cuban-inspired recipe combines grilled lobster with a coconut-rum sauce and fresh cucumber and tomato salsa. Get the recipe >>>
In this dish, a tangy, silky sauce dresses the unexpected combination of sweet lobster, luscious artichoke hearts and hot Madras curry powder. Get the recipe >>>