Cooking Lobster Tails in a steam assisted oven.

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by markdavis13, Dec 10, 2016.

  1. markdavis13

    markdavis13

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    I have a steam assisted oven and was wandering what would give me the best results for 1 1/2 pound lobster tails:

    Baking a lobster tail in a hot oven 400 degrees with steam or;

    Baking a lobster tail in a warm oven 250 degrees with steam.

    Either way cooked to an internal temperature of 140 degrees.

    Thank you,

    Mark
     
  2. chefross

    chefross

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    Really?

    A 24 ounce lobster TAIL?

    Wow...that's enormous.

    Please forgive me but I have never seen a tail that large in my career.

    I would think roasting low and slow would be the way to go for this.

    At that size, it could possible be very tough and chewy, if cooked at to high a heat.

    Forget the steam.

    If I may also interject a comment about cooking temperatures and seafood.

    Fish and seafood cooked to 135 degrees and above is overcooked.

    I understand that US food and drug administrations, stance on this but fish and seafood cooked to this temperature really tastes lousy.
     
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