Lobster Fra Diavolo is a classic Italian dish, and this recipe lets you make one of the finest versions of it, given to you from the landmark New York City restaurant Patsy's.
The easiest and best way to cook the cook lobsters is by steaming. Put a rack or collapsible vegetable steamer in a pot large enough to hold the lobsters and add 1½ inches of water. Cover and bring to a boil. Add the lobsters, cover, and steam for about 15 minutes, until they are bright red. Using tongs, remove and place each lobster on its back and split lengthwise. In a large skillet, bring the tomato sauce and red pepper flakes to a boil. Add the wine and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Place the lobsters in the sauce and reduce heat. Spoon a generous amount of sauce over each lobster. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. To serve, place the lobster on the side of a plate alongside the pasta, adding sauce to both as desired. Garnish with parsley.