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Is boiling the best way to prepare lobster tails at home?

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Boiling lobster tails at home is the easiest method of preparation. The best way to prepare them is based on individual taste.

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Is boiling the best way to prepare lobster tails at home?
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Boiling lobster tails is simple and only requires 6 to 8 cups of salted boiling water. Lobster tails need to cook for 8 to 12 minutes. The lobster tails are done cooking when the shells turn bright red in color.

Boiled lobster tails can be cut lengthwise to make eating easier. The tails are commonly served with clarified butter for dipping.

Lobster tails can also be prepared by steaming, baking, grilling, stuffing or parboiling. Lobster tails are cheaper than preparing a whole lobster and are found at most markets.

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