Steamed Lobster

Steamed Lobster

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!



25 mins

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  • Whole lobster
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt


  • lemon wedges
  • butter

Cooking Instructions

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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.