Is frozen canned lobster any good?

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Frozen canned lobster is a convenient, tasty and cheaper alternative to buying fresh from the sea lobster.

If you’re a person who loves to get this done as fast and as efficient as possible but still wanted the sophisticated taste of lobster, frozen canned lobster is the perfect alternative for you!

Another great thing about frozen canned lobster is that you don’t need to know more than just basics in cooking.

Before taking a look at all the different way you can cook frozen canned lobster with, you must learn how to thaw frozen canned lobster.

How to Thaw Frozen Canned Lobster?

First, fill a bowl with room temperature water and place the unopened frozen canned lobster. And let it sit for two hours. (Note: Do not use warm water) After two hours in the bowl, open the can and place the lobster meat in a microwavable container.

Next, place the container in the microwave for a minute. Once you have taken it out the microwave rinse the thawed lobster meat in cold water and set aside. After thawing the canned lobster it should now be ready to be cooked—any way you want it!

Tip: Drain the lobster juice and use it in soups or rice dishes.

Awesome Recipes for Canned Lobster

Grilled Lobster

To really get that simple ocean taste, grilled lobster is the best way to go. It’s a simple, effortless but extremely delicious.

If you want to just enhance and not overpower the taste of lobster, follow this super awesome recipe.

Ingredients:

  • Thawed canned lobster mean
  • Sliced up potatoes (2 big potatoes)
  • Vegetable oil
  • A stick of melted butter
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions:

  1. Rub the lobster meat with melted butter and salt
  2. Then wrap the lobster meat with aluminium foil into a flat pouch.
  3. Place the aluminium covered canned lobster on the grill at low heat and cook each side for seven minutes each.
  4. For the sides, cut up the potatoes in thin slices and fry them in vegetable oil until brown.
  5. Plate up your grilled lobster with potatoes on the side. Enjoy!

Note: Depending on how well you want your lobster cooked, you can increase or decrease the cooking time.

Lobster Alfredo

If your up for a little white sauced pasta dish, this lobster alfredo recipe is right up your alley! Enjoy the creaminess and cheesiness of this elegant white sauce accompanied by the unique taste of lobster.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds of defrosted lobster
  • 1 tablespoon of salted butter
  • A cup white wine
  • 1 teaspoon herb seasoning
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cloves chopped garlic
  • A cup heavy cream or coconut cream (vegan option)
  • 1/2 cup of grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 package of fettuccine pasta
  • black pepper (for topping)
  • Freshly chopped parsley (for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. In a large pan large, melt one tablespoon of butter with a cup of white wine and a teaspoon herb seasoning.
  2. Bring the seasonings to a simmer, place the lobster meat in the pan, put the lid on and set aside for a few minutes. Once the lobster meat is cooked set it aside.
  3. In a pot of water, add in the fettuccine pasta along with a pinch of salt.
  4. For the sauce, melt the butter and garlic in a medium saute pan over medium heat. Let its cook for five minutes, until garlic turns brown.
  5. In low heat, add the heavy cream and grated parmesan and stir until everything is smooth.
  6. Chop the lobster meat into bitesize pieces and toss it into the sauce.
  7. Once the pasta is ready, toss it to the Alfredo sauce.
  8. To finish, plate and garnish the white sauce pasta with black pepper and freshly chopped parsley.

Lobster, Crab and Shrimp Macaroni and Cheese

When you think of comfort foods, macaroni and cheese are definitely at the top of everyone’s list. This seafood take on mac and cheese is a great way to give a twist to the typical dish. If you’re a mac and cheese lover, give this a try!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of penne pasta
  • 3 cups whole of milk
  • 3 cups of grated Gouda cheese
  • 2 cups of half & half
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of diced up onion
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped thyme
  • 2 cloves of finely minced garlic
  • 3 all-purpose flour
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of all-purpose seasoning
  • 3 teaspoons of your favourite hot sauce
  • 1 pound shrimp
  • 3 cups of grated mild cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup of grated Gruyere cheese
  • 3/4 pound of chopped up lobster

Instructions:

  1. To make things fast, chop up and dice all of the ingredients as well as grate all the cheese. Once everything is prepared, toss them together in one large bowl.
  2. Next step is to season the shrimp and lobster with your seasoning of preference.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  4. In a large stockpot, fill it up to ¾  of water and bring it to a boil over high heat.
  5. Add in the penne pasta to the boiling pot and season the boiling water with 3 tbsps of salt.
  6. Cook the penne pasta, al dente and drain. Note: put two teaspoons of olive oil to prevent the pasta from sticking together.
  7. Mix both the whole milk and half & half together and heat it in the microwave for 3 to 4 minutes.
  8. In a large skillet, melt butter and olive together over medium to high heat. Then, add in the onions and saute until soft.
  9. Stir in the flour and let it cook for 2 minutes and then add the chopped garlic and thyme.
  10. To ensure the smoothness of the sauce, vigorously whisk the sauce as you add in the milk.
  11. Once you get your desired smoothness, turn down the heat to medium and add salt, pepper, hot sauce and other seasonings to taste. Let the sauce simmer for 5-8 minute and stir in occasionally.
  12. Add 3 cups of the grated cheese to the sauce and turn off the heat.
  13. Stir the sauce until the cheese melts and then add in the pasta.
  14. In a baking dish, pour in half of the macaroni & cheese along with the seafood. Sprinkle 2 cups of the cheeses.
  15. Cover the baking tray with aluminium foil and pop it in the oven for 30 minutes.
  16. Let the mac and cheese cool for 15 minutes before serving.

Give Canned Lobster a chance and try these recipes!

Try these canned lobster recipes and share your experience below in the comment section. For more lobster recipes, check out our carnivore diet recipes.