Why Choose Our Lobster Tails?

Why choose our lobster tails tails are a staple at many steakhouses and “fancy” restaurants, but they’re also surprisingly easy to prepare at home. Follow these expert tips to boil, broil, grill, or bake lobster tails that are tender and delicious.

The tail of a lobster contains juicy, sweet meat that’s adored by fans of this seafood delicacy. It can be boiled, grilled, or baked, and it’s a perfect complement to other seafood dishes.

1. Freshness

When you order lobster tails online, make sure the meat is fresh and not frozen. Frozen lobster tails can have a tough texture and bland flavor. Fresh tails are tender, juicy, and have a deliciously sweet flavor.

Choose a variety of fresh lobster species, depending on your preference. A South African rock lobster tail from cold waters has rose-colored meat that’s firm and has a unique flavor, while lobster tails from West and North Australia are known to be delicate. A New Zealand lobster tail is another excellent choice for a sweet taste and tender meat.

If you’re going to boil your lobster tails, try adding lemon juice to the water for a more savory flavor. To ensure they’re cooked properly, you can also add a digital meat thermometer to the pot. It’s important not to overcook lobster or the meat can become mushy. Pair your lobster tails with a salad or hearty veggie dishes, such as roasted asparagus and mashed potatoes.

2. Quality

Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy meal or a fancy dinner for a special occasion, lobster tails are a great choice. They’re a staple at many steakhouses and “fancy” restaurants, but you can easily make them at home.

When choosing frozen lobster tails, look for cold water tails that are individually wrapped. This ensures that the tails are fresh and high quality. Also, check the label to see if the tails were soaked in sodium tripolyphosphate before freezing. Avoid buying tails with black spots or dull/discolored meat.

Our Rocky Coast Lobster Tails are sourced from the icy cold waters off of Owls Head, Maine. They have a sweet, distinct flavor that is incredibly tender when boiled, baked, or grilled.

3. Value

Lobster tails are a rich source of protein, omega 3 fatty acids, and B vitamins. These nutrients are necessary for a healthy lifestyle and can improve cognitive function. Lobster is also low in calories and fat, and can be an excellent addition to a weight loss diet.

Consumers should always purchase lobster tails from reputable retailers and avoid vendors that advertise prices that are too good to be true. These tails could be from warm water and may not have the same flavor as Maine-sourced tails. Black spots on the lobster meat can indicate that it was not handled properly and should be avoided as well.

The lobster tail cooking methods vary, and can be steamed, baked, poached, or grilled. A good rule of thumb is to cook a lobster tail for 1 minute per ounce of its size, and always broil it under low heat. This will prevent the lobster from burning. The lobster should be carefully monitored during the broiling process, as it can burn quickly.

4. Variety

Lobster tail is considered a delicacy, with a delicate flavor and tender texture. The tail is the most popular part of the lobster, but the claws and knuckle meat are also tasty.

There are several types of lobster tails available, each with its own unique taste and flavor. Cameron’s Seafood sells cold water lobster tails, flash frozen raw to ensure they retain their delicious flavor and chunky texture. These tails are more expensive than warm water lobster tails, but the difference in taste is worth it.

Warm water lobster tails are cheaper, but they have a lower quality of meat and can sometimes be difficult to distinguish from the cold water lobsters. If you are buying lobster tails in a grocery store, look for the color of the meat, and avoid any with black spots or yellowing.

Boiled lobster tails are the most common method of preparation, but they can also be steamed, baked or grilled. They are best when served with a sauce or butter. A simple paprika butter is a great option, or you could try a smoked or hot paprika for added flavor.