How To Cook A Lobster On A BBQ

Lobster Recipe 2

Lobster: BBQ Cooking Method

Alongside your lobster received in your box, you will need: vegetable oil, salt and lemon & garlic butter (optional).

Canadian lobster has a sweet, light flavour with a dense texture. With this in mind, our aim when cooking the lobster on the grill is to allow its natural sweetness to be showcased, with a slight smokiness.

Atlantic Lobster


Lemon & Garlic Butter (Optional)

Cooking The Lobster 

Step 1

Fill a large pot with water. Your lobster needs to be able to fit fully into this pot.

Step 2 

Lightly salt and bring to the boil

Step 3

Place the whole lobster in the water and reduce the heat to a gentle simmer.

Step 4

Cook for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Remove from water and allow to drain in a colander.

Preparing The Sauce

Step 1

While cooling the lobster, prepare your lemon & garlic butter: To prepare your lemon & garlic butter, simply heat the sauce in a saucepan until it comes to a gentle simmer – do not let it boil.

Step 2

Once simmering, carefully transfer the sauce to a blender (or use a stick blender) on low until the sauce comes together.

Step 3

Next, transfer to a serving jug. Do not reheat.

Plating The Lobster

Step 1

Once the lobster has cooled slightly, cut the lobster in half with a knife and crack the claws using the provided crackers. Using the pick pull the meat out of the claws.

Step 2

Plate the lobster and enjoy with the lemon and garlic butter and a lemon wedge.