The one-and-1/4 pound hard shell Maine lobster is a popular size for inclusion in specialty lobster seafood recipes. The size is popular in such wonderful dishes as Lobster Fra Diavolo or Lobster Seafood Paella. And of course it is among the most popular sizes for steaming or boiling.To eat a one and 1/4 pound lobster, you will need nutcrackers (or pliers), a small fork, nut pick, lobster bib and plenty of towels.Check out our handy eating instructions for helpful hints on cracking the shells. To start, remove the claws with a twist and crack open the shells. Grab the tail with your hand and bend the tail until it breaks free. Crack the tail at the small end and use the small fork to push the meet out the large end.
Did you know lobster is not only good eating, but full of nutrients as well.
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