Lobster With Brandy Butter

Recipe by JackieOhNo
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Fill two 10-quart pots halfway with water; heat to boiling.
  • Meanwhile, place shallots and brandy in small saucepan and boil over high heat until brandy is reduced to 3 tablespoons, about 3 minutes.
  • Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a heavy medium saucepan; discard shallots.
  • Place pan over medium heat and whisk in butter, 1 piece at a time, blending first piece before adding next. Sauce should be thick and foamy. Season with salt and cover to keep warm.
  • Drop lobsters headfirst into boiling water. Cover pots, return to boiling, then boil 8 minutes. Drain lobsters in sink.
  • Place each lobster on cutting board and split lengthwise in half, cutting from underside with heavy sharp knife.
  • Pour warm butter sauce into 8 small bowls or ramekins and serve with lobsters.
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