What part of the lobster tail do you eat?

Chef's answer
? Separate the Tail from the Body You might encounter a green substance known as the tomalley, which essentially acts as the lobster's liver. Though some view it as a briny, sought-after delicacy, it's something to eat with caution as its job is to filter out various toxins. Luckily, it's easy to just brush off.
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You can get sick after eating raw or undercooked shellfish (such as oysters, clams, mussels, lobster or crab) or by exposing a wound or broken skin to seawater. Vibrio infection is more common during summer months. Any person can get vibriosis..
3-4 daysFresh fish, shrimp, scallops, freshwater prawns, and lobster tails can be stored in zip-top storage bags or plastic storage containers and kept on ice in the refrigerator (32-34 degrees Farhenheit). When stored this way, fresh scallops and crustacean tails can last 3-4 days and fresh fish will keep 5-7 days.
Open lobster tail to separate the meat from the shell Using your thumbs and fingers, gently spread the halves of the tails apart, keeping the meat attached near the end of the tail.
How to Boil Four 4-Ounce Lobster Tails
  • Thaw frozen lobster tails in the refrigerator for the best results. ...
  • Add the water, salt and seaweed to the pot and bring it to a boil.
  • Add the lobster tails to the boiling water and cover the pot when it boils again.
  • Boil the tails for five to eight minutes, or until the shells turn red.
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    Lobster meat turns rubbery and tough when overcooked. Always keep a careful eye when cooking lobster tails, but make sure the meat reaches at least 135 degrees..
    Whole lobsters are messy and a lot of people don't like the roe or the brains for the middle parts of the lobster. Get one tail for each person and serve a mistake and a tail with plenty of clarified butter and you'll be good to go.
    What is the black stuff inside lobster tail? The roe will be black and will appear gelatin-like if your lobster is under-cooked. It is edible but can also be rinsed out..
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