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Not sure if I want to buy frozen lobster tails
Frozen Brazilian lobster tails at 4.99 each at my local market, originally 9.99 each. Good deal? I usually eat lobster at Asian restaurants, where we usually point and pick out some unlucky guy in the tank (so he's fresh), so I don't have much experience with frozen lobster. This appears like a good deal, but I don't know anything about whether the quality is affected significantly by being frozen, or the fact that it's a Brazilian species...or anything. Advice or tips or recipes appreciated.
If it's worth it, I'd probably pick up ~4 tails and hope to have a nice little dinner for two. They're not terribly large (about 6" long?) and so we'd need at least two, or I'd have to supplement with a steak or something.