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Whole Cornish Lobster

£34.75 £34.75 Was £34.95
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450g - 600g
Good Seafood Guide Score: 3/5
Caught locally

Cornish Lobster really are the king of the Shellfish. During the season, they are delivered daily to us from a select lobster pot fleet, who catch these critters in pots dotted around the rocky Cornish coastline.

A beautifully delicate, subtle-sweet flavour which is unlike anything you’ve ever tasted, our lobsters are a supreme choice to treat your taste buds.

They arrive pre-cooked and ready to devour, in our opinion needing nothing but a little butter, some lemon and a pinch of sea salt.

We are committed to sustainable fishing practices. Our Cornish Lobsters are recommended by the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide, and we also donate £1 to the National Lobster Hatchery for every kg of Lobster we sell, as part of their ‘Buy One Set One Free' which helps replenish stocks.

Sustainable, delicious and nutritious – what’s not to love about Lobster?

IMPORTANT: All weights stated are live start weights. After we have cooked and prepared your Lobster for you, please expect around 80% of the start weight. This equates to a minimum of 360g and a maximum of 480g for a small Lobster; and a minimum of 480g and a maximum of 640g for a medium lobster.

 

Split Cornish Lobsters

Facts

We are dependent on market landings with can be affected by seasonality and the weather. This means on rare occasions we may have to send you frozen Lobster which will arrive partially-defrosted.

On rare occasions, we may have to send you a Lobster sourced from trusted suppliers from outside Cornwall. However, we will endevour to inform you if this is the case.

Sometimes, depending on the landings on the day of dispatch we might have to substitute a large lobster for two small-medium lobsters. However, the expected amount of meat will be the same.

All weights stated are live start weights. After we have cooked and prepared your Lobster for you, please expect around 80% of the start weight. This equates to a minimum of 360g and a maximum of 480g for a small Lobster; and a minimum of 480g and a maximum of 640g for a medium lobster.

There are lots of variables which affect the amount of meat inside each lobster. As they were living beings every single one is different. However as a rule of thumb we would normally expect a 20%-25% yield of meat

Rich in selenium and vitamin E

The majority of our Lobsters are landed in Newquay and St Mawes from pots dotted around the Cornish Coast.

 

 

Learn more about our Lobsters, and the preparations available with Jack, The Cornish Fishmonger

Consume within 4 days of delivery, must be kept refrigerated.

In some cases, this product may be dispatched frozen and begin to defrost in transit. Therefore might not be suitable for home freezing.

The green/ grey or red creamy substance in the body cavity of your lobster is called tomalley.

It's perfectly safe to eat and makes a great addition to seafood sauces.

It's a more intense flavour than the sweet meat of the lobster claw or tail and is often considered a delicacy.

Origin

Latin Name Homarus Gammarus
Caught in local waters Yes
Sea area FAO 27
Sub area North East Atlantic

Nutritional information (per 100g)

Nutritional information

This product has been handled on a site that handles fish, mollusc, crustation, mustard, egg and gluten.

We take the utmost care to ensure the accuracy of the product information displayed on our website. However, we want to make you aware that product recipes may undergo periodic changes, which may affect the nutritional or allergen information provided. As such, we recommend that you always consult the product labels and not rely solely on the information presented on our website. Here at the Cornish Fishmonger, we are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality products and accurate information to enable them to make informed purchasing decisions.

Kcal 89 per 100g
Protein 19g per 100g
Carbohydrates 0g per 100g
Sugars 0g per 100g
Fat 0.9g per 100g
Saturates 0.2g per 100g
Salt 120mg per 100g
Warning Contains Shellfish

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