Wild Maine Whole Lobster - Whole Split
1-1.4 lb ea, split in shell | Product #FML201
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NOTE: This product's advertised weight includes the shell, as is usual for sale of in-shell lobster.
Single split lobsters (Product # FML201) must be shipped with at least one other frozen item to ensure delivered quality. Please add at least one other frozen item to your cart before you check out.
- Ships frozen
- Raw, uncooked
- Easy-remove meat
- 1 to 1.4 lb per lobster (inc. shell)
- Fully cleaned, meat and shell only
- Certified sustainably harvested
- Product of USA (Maine)
High-pressure processing totally eliminates the chore of getting the meat from the shell, and delivers every morsel of sweet, delicious meat.
Live lobsters get immersed in a water-filled chamber, where pumps raise the water pressure rapidly and radically.
This sudden, extreme water pressure kills the lobsters humanely within six seconds, and causes the meat to detach completely from the shell.
Then, the pressure gets raised further, to 87,000 pounds per square inch, to kill off any bacteria or other pathogens.
Following this innovative process, it's incredibly easy to remove the lobster meat from each side of the split shell.
Last but not least, any leftover shells are given away to local farmers to use as fertilizer!
Average Ratings: 4
"disappointed with this product" Review: i prepared these for a holiday party the terrible i followed instructions the they were horrible and had to be thrown out. i have been very happy with my purchases to this point i will not be ordering this product again Thank you for sharing your product feedback. We are sorry to hear your disappointment with the Maine Whole Split Lobsters. I do see our Customer Service Team has already been in contact with you, regarding your order. Thank you, The Vital Choice Team
"whole lobster" Review: I won't purchase the whole lobster again. The claw meat was not edible. The tail meat was delicious though! I'll stick with ordering the frozen tails. First time I've been disappointed by any product from Vital Choice. - Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are sorry to hear your disappointment in this product. Our Customer Service Team will follow up with you regarding this order. Thank you, The Vital Choice Team
"Lobster" Review: The "wild Maine" lobster were equivalent to Puerto Nuevo, Mexico....small, little meat and tasteless! Extremely disappointed! - Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are sorry to hear your disappointment in this product. Our Customer Service Team will follow up with you regarding this order. Thank you, The Vital Choice Team
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Nutrition & IngredientsIngredients:
Nutrition FactsWhole Split LobsterServing Size 3 oz (85g)Number of servings: Varies
Amount Per ServingCalories 72 Calories from Fat 7
% Daily Value*Total Fat 1g 1%Saturated Fat 0g 0Trans Fat 0g 0Cholesterol 61mg 20%Sodium 413mg 17%Total Carbohydrate 0g 0Dietary Fiber 0g 0Sugars 0g 0Protein 16g
Vitamin A 0% • Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 8% • Iron 1%
Total omega-3 fatty acids 250mg
Butter Poached Maine Lobster
Once the meat is poached, you can add it to a dish hot, or run it under cold water to cool it down and make a lobster salad, roll, or BLT (bacon, lobster, and tomato) sandwich.
Small tab of butter
Thawed raw lobster meat
Deep pan, filled with about 2 inches of water
- Thaw the lobster meat.
- Open the bag of meat, and drain the juice out, leaving just the meat.
- Over medium heat, add water and butter to a deep pan. Bring it to a boil, and then turn the heat down to low.
- Place the meat into the water, making sure that it’s all covered with the butter/water mix. Let the meat cook for 4-6 minutes or until firm.
- After it is cooked, carefully remove the pan from the heat and drain the lobster meat from the water.
Storage and thawing
Keep frozen until ready to use.
Place halves on sheet pan and thaw in refrigerator, at or below 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
Best to cook immediately after thawing.
Lobster can be boiled, steamed, poached, broiled, or grilled. Or, enjoy it uncooked, as sashimi.
Lobster meat takes only three to five minutes to cook thoroughly. Overcooked lobster meat will become tough.
ShippingFrozen foods are packed with dry ice
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