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May 6, 2010 05:58 PM

quick question needed with lobster

I have two lobsters that my husband very nicely took all the meat out of for me, after they were steamed. he is away, i didn't eat them tonight (they were cooked yesterday)

I would like to freeze them and use them early next week to make a Lazy man's lobster casserole type that ok to do? or should I make them for dinner tomorrow night.

thanks so much!

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    1. I vote eat them tomorrow. I cannot think of any item that loses more of its flavor for having been frozen, even for a short while, than cooked lobster meat.

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        1. re: Veggo

          +2 for flavor *and* texture reasons.

        2. I only hesitate because I think freezing the meat will affect it's texture and flavor. But I have never frozen cooked lobster meat before, so it is only a hunch on my part, not proven.

          1. Yes because in a casserole you won't be able to discern the subtle changes in the taste or texture of the lobster post-freezer

            1. I would be having lobster rolls about 10 minutes after the meat came out of the shell!

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              1. re: coll

                5 minutes, coll;-).

                That said, I froze lobster meat for no longer than a week once or twice, and it was fine. It's quite delicate in texture and flavor. Longer than that, other posters say nay, and I agree.