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Whole Lobster Delivery or Pickup

The Instacart guide to whole lobster

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Buy your favorite Whole Lobster online with Instacart. Order Whole Lobster from local and national retailers near you and enjoy on-demand, contactless delivery or pickup within 2 hours.

FAQs about whole lobster

Although lobster and crayfish are related and look quite alike, there are a few main differences between them. Firstly, whereas lobster lives in saltwater, crayfish can be found in freshwater ecosystems, such as lakes, rivers, and ponds. Crayfish is also much smaller than lobster. While they are typically between two to six inches long, lobsters are at least eight inches in size before they're harvested for food and can grow up to 20 inches or more. 

As far as taste goes, lobster obviously yields larger chunks of meat, which has a delicate and slightly sweet flavor. Apart from serving it with melted butter, you don't need to add any spices when preparing the meat. Crayfish, on the other hand, is typically boiled in seasoned water to enhance its taste. The meat is not as sweet as that of lobster and has a more subtle flavor.

Lobster is one of the leanest protein sources and contains less saturated fats, calories, and cholesterol than beef, pork, or chicken. Lobster meat actually contains "good" fats, such as omega-3 fatty acids, which prevent heart disease. In addition, lobster meat is an excellent source of selenium, which helps with your metabolism and thyroid function; copper, which maintains healthy bones, blood vessels, and nerves in the body; and vitamin B12, which helps with red blood cell formation and anemia prevention.