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 »

A good recipe for boiled lobster tails is provided at MarthaStewart.com. The recipe calls for six 1 1/2-pound live lobsters, 2 cups of cilantro, 2 cups of parsley, 1 large garlic clove, 3/4 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 teaspoon... More »

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It takes between 3 1/2 and 10 minutes to boil an egg. The time it takes depends on the egg's size and how firm the person wants the egg to be. More »

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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 »

It is not recommended to immediately cook frozen lobster tails - instead, Better Homes and Gardens suggests defrosting them first. Allowing the frozen tails to thaw in the refrigerator overnight (8-10 hours) will ensure ... More »

It takes 8 minutes to boil a 1-pound lobster, 15 minutes for a 2-pound lobster and 25 minutes for a 3-pound lobster. Base the cooking time on the weight of the individual lobsters and not the collective weight, if cookin... More »

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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 »

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