Boiled Lobster Dinner with Sesame Mayonnaise Recipe

  • 3/4 to 1 pound trimmed green beans
  • 4 ears shucked corn
  • 4 (1 1/4-to 1 1/2-pounds) live lobsters
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
  1. Cook green beans and corn in an 8-to 10-quart pot of salted boiling water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a platter and return water to a boil.
  2. Plunge 2 lobsters headfirst into boiling water and cook, partially covered, over medium-high heat 8 minutes (for 1 1/4-pound lobsters) to 9 minutes (for 1 1/2-pound lobsters) from time they enter water. Transfer with tongs to a colander to drain. Return water to a boil and cook remaining lobsters.
  3. While lobsters cook, whisk together mayonnaise, soy sauce, and sesame oil.
  4. Serve lobsters with green beans, corn, and sesame mayonnaise.