Mock Lobster

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Shawn C

The poor man's lobster! This really does taste like lobster! Enjoy. Sometimes you can find Cod steaks that are thick and about the size of a average lobster tail.

Top Review by Sparky Duck

tasted a little flat

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12-2 lbs cod (fresh or previously frozen)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar (white distilled)


  1. Cut the cod into 2x2-inch pieces; place in non-stick skillet.
  2. Barely cover with water; sprinkle salt and paprika over fish and bring to a quick boil.
  3. Reduce heat and place on a low simmer for about 10 minutes (depending on thickness of fish) uncovered.
  4. Drain out hot liquid and cover with cold water, add vinegar bring to quick boil again.
  5. Again reduce it to a low simmer and let cook uncovered about 10 minutes.
  6. Drain and serve immediately with drawn butter and fresh lemon juice.

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