10 to 12 minutes
2 whole, live American lobsters, 1 1/2 pounds each
1 Tbsp. sea salt
1/2 c. butter, melted
2 lemons, cut into wedges
Bring 6 quarts of water to a boil in a 10 to 12-quart pot; add sea salt.
Drop lobsters into boiling water. Bring water back to a boil, then cover pot, reduce heat
to medium and cook lobsters 10 minutes.
Pour into a large colander to drain. Serve lobsters on large plates with melted butter and
lemon wedges. Provide lobster or nut crackers and lobster or seafood forks to remove lobs
ters from shells.