Take a look at these tips for preparing Boiled Lobster:
Try This Technique:
1. Remove the tail from a lobster by twisting the tail and body in opposite directions.
2. Using kitchen shears, cut away the membrane from the tail to expose the meat. Discard the intestinal vein that runs through the tail.
3. Twist off the large claws where they join the body.
4. Pull the small pincer off each claw and discard. Using a nutcracker, break open the claws. Use a seafood fork to remove the meat.