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whole red lobster on a black plate with melted butter, tartar sauce and a lemon sliced in half

Whole New England Lobster

butter, caper-dill tartar sauce, lemon

STARS

Make tonight a special occasion—serve whole, steamed lobster to turn a stay-at-home dinner into a five-star dining experience. Serve with melted butter, caper-dill tartar sauce, and lemon, all you need to do is crack open the fresh lobster, dip, and enjoy a luxurious evening of high-brow seafood.
difficultyDifficulty Level
EasyEasyEasy
difficulty
Total Time:  15 minutes
Active Time:  5 minutes
Ingredients

Lobsters

  • 4 1 1/4-pound lobsters

Tartar Sauce

  • 1/4 cup dill pickle relish
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 scallions, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced dill
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained and minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Serving

  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • Lemon wedges
Directions
1
In a large, deep pot with a tight-fitting lid, bring 2 inches of water to a boil. When boiling, quickly add the lobsters and cover. Steam for 10 minutes for 1 1/4 pound lobsters, or 11-12 minutes for 1 1/2-2 pound lobsters.
2
In a small bowl, combine all of the tartar sauce ingredients.
3
Remove the lobsters from the pot and serve with tartar sauce, melted butter and lemon wedges.

Whole New England Lobster

butter, caper-dill tartar sauce, lemon

STARS

Make tonight a special occasion—serve whole, steamed lobster to turn a stay-at-home dinner into a five-star dining experience. Serve with melted butter, caper-dill tartar sauce, and lemon, all you need to do is crack open the fresh lobster, dip, and enjoy a luxurious evening of high-brow seafood.
difficultyDifficulty Level
EasyEasyEasy
difficulty
Total Time:  15 minutes
Active Time:  5 minutes
Servings:  4

Ingredients

Lobsters

  • 4 1 1/4-pound lobsters

Tartar Sauce

  • 1/4 cup dill pickle relish
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 scallions, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced dill
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained and minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Serving

  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • Lemon wedges

Directions

1
In a large, deep pot with a tight-fitting lid, bring 2 inches of water to a boil. When boiling, quickly add the lobsters and cover. Steam for 10 minutes for 1 1/4 pound lobsters, or 11-12 minutes for 1 1/2-2 pound lobsters.
2
In a small bowl, combine all of the tartar sauce ingredients.
3
Remove the lobsters from the pot and serve with tartar sauce, melted butter and lemon wedges.