The following common terms are used to describe the size of lobsters, according
to the Maine Department of Marine.
Resources: 1-pound: chickens
1-pound to 1 1/8-pound: heavy chickens
1 1/4-pound: quarters
1 1/2- to 1 3/4-pound: selects
2-pound: deuces or 2-pounders
2- to 2 1/4-pound: heavy selects
2 1/4- to 2 1/2-pound: small jumbos
Over 2 1/2-pound to approximately 4-pound: jumbos
1 1/2 lbs. lobster meat
3 C. shredded Swiss cheese
1/3 C. minced scallions
2 1/2 C. light cream
1 t. sugar
1/2 t. paprika
pie crust for a 2 crust pie
Roll pastry dough to approximately 1/8" thick and shape into 9 x 13 pan, flute
the edges. Line pastry with lobster meat, shredded cheese and scallions.
Mix together eggs, light cream, sugar and paprika and beat well. Pour this
mixture over the lobster, cheese, and scallions. Place in pre-heated 350° F.
oven. Bake approximately 45 minutes or until the quiche is set. (Knife inserted
in the center should come out clean). Cool for 5 minutes before serving. Garnish