Lobsters are submerged alive in boiling water and cooked for anywhere from 12 to 25 minutes depending on the size of the lobster. The water is sometimes seasoned with spices or vegetables, which lend additional flavor to... More » Food Cooking Seafood

A single, 1-pound lobster should be cooked in boiling water for nine to 15 minutes until it turns bright red. A 2-pound lobster needs to be cooked for a minimum of 15 minutes, while a 3- to 5-pound lobster requires betwe... More » Food Cooking Seafood

Cooked lobster can be frozen, but the quality of the meat is diminished. Freeze uncooked lobster in its shell to preserve the taste of the meat and to prevent the meat from drying out. More » Food Food Storage Freezing Food
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Medium-sized lobsters tails cook in only eight to 12 minutes when immersed in salted, boiling water, according to Better Homes and Gardens. Smaller or larger tails require slightly shorter or longer cooking times. The sh... More » Food Cooking Seafood

Make lobster bisque by boiling live lobsters in water to cook them while making seafood stock for the soup. Add the lobster meat, heavy cream, cream sherry, onion, carrots and herbs to the stock, and simmer until it is d... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life

To cook lobster at home, fill a large pot 3/4 of the way with water and a piece of dried seaweed, bring the water to a boil, kill the lobster and place it in the pot. Cover the pot, allow it to return to a boil and wait ... More » Food Cooking Seafood

Lobster tails are ideally cooked by adding them to boiling water and letting them simmer for 8 to 12 minutes. The water to lobster tail proportion is 6 cups of water for a batch of four 8-ounce lobster tails. More » Food Cooking Seafood