Maine Lobster Tail


Serves 2

Time 45 Minutes


For the lobsters

  • 2  Maine lobster tails, about 1-1/2 pounds (0.7 kg) each, uncooked
  • Salt to taste
  • White pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons (28 g) butter
  • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) Amaretto liqueur

For the lemon butter

  • 1/2 stick (113 g) butter, melted
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges



  1. Preheat the SousVide Supreme to 140F/60C
  2. Lightly sprinkle the tails with salt and white pepper
  3. Put the lobster tails into individual small (quart/0.9 liter) cooking pouches with 1 teaspoon of the Amaretto and 1 tablespoon of the butter and vacuum seal.
  4. Cook for 45 minutes.
  5. Remove tails from pouch and serve immediately with warm, melted butter and lemon.
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  1. In the shell?

    SousVide Supreme answers: Yes. A tail, in the shell, then remove the shell after cooking. It would be fine to do it not in the shell, if you want to go to the trouble of removing the tail meat raw. It would work either way.

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