Butter Poached Sous Vide Lobster

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Serves 2Butter Poached Sous Vide Lobster


  • 2 (4 to 5 ounce/115 to 145 g) lobster tails, defrosted,
  • 6 tablespoons (86) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • Kosher or sea salt
  • 1 sprig fresh tarragon
  • Fresh lemon wedges for serving



  1. Fill and preheat the SousVide Supreme to 140F/60C.
  2. Remove the meat from the lobster tails in one piece.
  3. Arrange the lobster tails side by side in a small (quart/0.9 liter) cooking pouch.
  4. Add the butter, a scant pinch of salt, and the tarragon to the pouch and vacuum seal.
  5. Submerge the pouch in the water oven to cook for 20 to 30 minutes.
  6. To serve, remove the tails from the pouch to a warm plate.
  7. Pour the pouch liquid into a ramekin and stir in a squeeze of fresh lemon juice for dipping.
Like this? Why not share it:Share on Facebook
Tweet about this on Twitter
Share on Tumblr
Share on Reddit
Pin on Pinterest