How to Steam a Lobster

by Jawara Kashka

Steaming a lobster requires putting water in the bottom of a steam pot, adding lemon and bay leaves and steaming the lobster for 15 minutes. Make sure the lobster is alive before steaming with instructions from a successful banquet chef in this free video on cooking.

About the Author

Jawara Kashka began his culinary career in Kansas City, Mo., as a young teen washing dishes at a local restaurant. He quickly moved through various positions in the kitchen, from prep cook to line cook, assistant chef and eventually banquet chef. Kashka then moved to the east coast and worked in various restaurants, all the while increasing his skills at a wide range of cuisines. Bringing his skills to Westport, Conn., he was instrumental in turning Ship's Lantern restaurant into one of the town's most praised culinary hot spots. Kashka also developed off-premise catering for Susan Layton Catering in Fairfield, Conn., and had a long run as the manager of a very successful bakery in Westport.