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Frozen lobster claws only

BeeZee Jul 25, 2011 02:25 PM

bought a small package of frozen claws...do I need to defrost before cooking (planning on boiling them for salad)? I've never just cooked the claws, would 10 minutes be about right, or is that too long?

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    escondido123 Jul 25, 2011 03:02 PM

    I may be wrong, but I thought they cooked them and then froze them.

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      calliope_nh Jul 25, 2011 03:42 PM

      I think the prior poster mAy be right about them being cooked already. If not I would say 10 minutes is way too long (they should be thawed first).

      Maybe.there is a website on the package that offers tips and suggestions.

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        escondido123 Jul 25, 2011 04:06 PM

        Can you call the place where you bought them and find out if they're already cooked or not?

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          BeeZee Jul 26, 2011 08:48 AM

          Bought them at the local supermarket, will check tonite if they are red or still green/black. Threw them in the freezer last week and haven't looked at them since. There is no fancy packaging with directions, they were just on a styro tray with plastic sealed around.

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