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    The 25 BEST Lobster Recipes

    If you’re looking for some great Lobster Recipes, you’ve come to the right place! Lobster is such a versatile seafood, with its mild, yet sweet flavor.

    We’ve compiled this great collection of recipes, so you never have to think “what to cook with lobster?” again.

    From simple light dishes, to soups and appetizers, pastas and more, you’ll find plenty of interesting new ways to prepare your favorite seafood.

    Cook your way through all these delicious and easy lobster recipes, you’re sure to find a new favorite. Have fun…

    The 25 BEST Lobster Recipes.

    1. How to Cook a Lobster

    Starting off our list is this tutorial for how to cook a whole Maine lobster. It includes both steaming and boiling methods, and your lobster will always turn out perfect!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    2. Lobster Thermidor

    This lobster thermidor looks and tastes super fancy, but is so easy to make in your own home. This one is perfect for anniversaries, Valentine’s or other special occasions.

    Get the Recipe @ thesuburbansoapbox

    3. Creamy Bacon Lobster Tails

    It doesn’t get any easier than this recipe for lobster tails! Creamy Bacon Lobster Tails with a smooth, full-flavored sauce are ready in no time at all. These crispy seared lobster tails with a bacon cream sauce is restaurant-level incredible! Such a great lobster recipe!

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    4. Lobster Bisque

    Don’t get intimidated by the idea of making bisque in your kitchen. This is an easier take on the French classic. This creamy soup is made with delicious lobster tails, fresh herbs and seafood stock.

    Get the Recipe @ diethood

    5. Lobster Rolls

    These Maine lobster rolls are fantastic! Lobster salad is piled high on buttery toasted rolls. This may be the best sandwich you’ve ever eaten!

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

    6. Lobster Mac and Cheese

    Want some seafood in your mac and cheese? This Lobster Mac and Cheese is both flavorful and indulgent. The gooey cheesiness combined with the melt-in-your mouth lobster makes for a spectacular dish!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    7. Lobster Newburg

    Lobster Newberg one of those classic lobster recipes you find in fancy restaurants. Cooked lobster meat is drenched in a sherry enhanced cream sauce and served with toast points. This is a restaurant quality dish perfect for special occasions!

    Get the Recipe @ afamilyfeast

    8. Seafood Paella

    Paella is always an impressive dish. This version of the classic Spanish rice is loaded with seafood, featuring clams, shrimp, scallops, mussels and of course, lobster.

    Get the Recipe @ thesuburbansoapbox

    9. Lobster Tacos

    Taco, taco! These awesome lobster tacos are loaded with lobster claw meat and are garnished with cabbage, avocados and Old Bay crema. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingwithcocktailrings

    10. Air Fryer Lobster Tails

    Make an elegant, restaurant quality meal in no time! These lobster tails are brushed with garlic butter and only take a few minutes of hands on time. Perfect dinner for a special occasion or to impress guests!

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    11. Grilled Cajun Garlic Butter Lobster Tails

    These grilled Cajun butter lobster tails are divine! They only take 20 minutes and use simple ingredients, but the end result is a fancy dinner that will impress any guest! Great lobster recipe!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    12. Lobster Pasta

    Craving pasta? This lobster pasta is garlicy and buttery and oh so delicious! You’re going to keep coming back to this lobster recipe!

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia

    13. Lobster Grilled Cheese

    Can a grilled cheese sandwich be described as fancy? If you add lobster it can! This recipe uses both cheddar and gouda cheese, along with tons of lobster meat.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    14. Butter Poached Lobster with Risotto

    This butter poached lobster with risotto is a meal you’ll keep coming back to. The lobster are first boiled, then drenched in butter, and the risotto is surprisingly easy to make!

    Get the Recipe @ tatyanaseverydayfood

    15. Baked Stuffed Lobster

    These lobsters are stuffed with shrimp and a seasoned, buttery bread crumb stuffing. Awesome recipe, perfect for special occasions!

    Get the Recipe @ thewoksoflife

    16. Hot Lobster Dip

    This hot lobster dip will be star of you appetizer spread at any get together. It’s creamy, cheesy and loaded with lobster meat. All you need is endless chips for dipping!

    Get the Recipe @ howsweeteats

    17. Lobster fra Diavolo

    Lobster Fra Diavolo is a dish of succulent lobster meat in a spicy tomato sauce. It’s a great meal that you’ll want to eat again and again. This is one of our favorite lobster recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

    18. Lobster Salad

    Here’s a simple lobster salad recipe that you can whip up in about 10 minutes. It’s perfect for sandwiches, wraps, or over a bed of lettuce.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    19. Lobster Flatbread

    Lobster flatbread is a quick and easy dinner idea the whole family will love. It’s a simple, yet elegant dish that you can whip up in no time!

    Get the Recipe @ biscuitsandburlap

    20. Thai Lobster Bisque

    Here’s an interesting twist on your classic lobster bisque. This recipe has a coconut milk base and is enhanced with Thai red curry paste. YUM!

    Get the Recipe @ cremedelacrumb

    21. Lobster Sticky Fried Rice

    This lobster sticky fried rice is full of great Asian flavors and packed with lobster meat. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ thewoksoflife

    22. Instant Pot Lobster Tails

    Can you cook lobster tails in an instant pot? You certainly can! This post gives you all the tips on how to cook your favorite seafood in your new favorite kitchen gadget!

    Get the Recipe @ sweetcsdesigns

    23. Creamy Tomato and Curry Butter Lobster Pasta

    Give your lobster an exotic makeover with this creamy tomato and curry butter lobster pasta. It’s a decadent meal you’re sure to love!

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    24. Broiled Lobster Tails

    Some days you just want something simple and easy. These easy broiled lobster tails use basic ingredients you already have on hand and only take 10 minutes to bake.

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    25. Lobster Ravioli

    We’re wrapping up this list of lobster recipes with this gorgeous lobster ravioli dish. The raviolis are made with wonton wrappers and the sauce is creamy and enhanced with white wine, shallots and thyme. YUM!

    Get the Recipe @ diethood

    So there you go, twenty five great ways to cook lobster. The only question now is, which to try first?

    Pin or bookmark this collection of great lobster recipes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to subscribe to GypsyPlate, we’re always cooking up new easy recipes for you!

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    25 Ways to Cook Lobster

    This collection of Lobster Recipes includes plenty of easy weeknight dinners and special occasion meals! Here's an easy method to boil lobsters:


    • Live lobsters, 1 per person
    • Large pot of salted water
    • Butter


      1. Bring salted water to a boil.
      2. Lower lobsters into pot.
      3. Cover and cook 10-13 minutes for 1 lb lobster, 12-18 minutes for a 1 1/2 pound lobster, 18-23 minutes for a 2-3 pound lobster.


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