So the keys to succulent jumbo lobster is careful cooking, freshness and selecting fresh hard-shell lobster, but are jumbo lobster also a good value?
Larger lobster have a higher volume-to-surface ratio, yielding a little more meat per pound. Not a big difference, but there is a difference. On a practical level, jumbo lobster have larger legs, swimmerets, body and shoulders. The meat in these parts of the lobster is considered a delicacy. The larger claws on jumbos will also offer up to 20% more of the very desirable sweet claw meat.