Lobster Steamed In Vodka

Lobster Steamed In Vodka


Prep Time:  minutes
Cook Time:  minutes
Ready In:  minutes


Yields or Serves:  

[Total: 1   Average: 5/5]

Of course you may steam your lobsters in plain water, but the vodka gives a nice subtle flavor and provides a sauce.

  • 4 Lobsters (1 1/2 Pounds Each)
  • 1 Cup Vodka
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 6 Tablespoons Cold Butter (In 6 Pieces)
  • 4 Tablespoons Chopped Fresh Tarragon
  1. You will need to prepare these lobsters two at a time.
  2. In large-size pot add vodka and water. Bring to boil. Insert a rack or 2 small ones on bottom of pot. Place 2 live lobsters on top of rack and cover with lid. Cook for 14 minutes on medium-high. Remove lobsters and keep warm while steaming the remaining two.
  3. When all lobsters are cooked remove juices from pot and transfer to small-size saucepan. Boil rapidly down to about 1 cup. Piece by piece, whisk in cold butter. Add tarragon and serve sauce with lobsters.
  4. Serves 4
  5. "Work With What You Got!"
  6. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2015 All Rights Reserved


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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