- 1 lobster
- 1/2 cup salt
- melted butter
- lemon wedges optional
- Fill very large pot with enough water to cover the lobster.
- Add salt and bring to a boil.
- Drop the lobster in the boiling water (upside down, head first) and cover quickly.
- Lower heat to a gentle boil. Cook for 15 minutes for a 3/4 - 1 lb. lobster and 20 minutes for a 1 lb. - 1 1/4lb. lobster.
- Serve with melted butter and lemon wedges.