Easy to Make Maine Lobster Rolls Recipe

There isn't a sandwich that feels more like a royal feast than a lobster roll. The idea of making one can be a bit daunting for anyone who has never tried the task, but it's really quite simple. For those of us who would rather not wrestle a live lobster, a half a dozen lobster tails will do the trick. Simple and easy is the name of the game with this recipe–too many ingredients and the true lobster flavors are lost. Add some lettuce if you're feeling it, but keep it simple.

Easy to Make Maine Lobster Rolls Recipe

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Things You\’ll Need

  • 6 (3-4 oz) lobster tails

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise or sour cream

  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 rib celery, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon chives, chopped

  • ½ teaspoon hot sauce

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • 4 split top rolls

  • 3 tablespoons butter

Step 1: Cut the Lobster

Cut the lobster down the center lengthwise, and rinse out any vein that may be in there.

Easy to Make Maine Lobster Rolls Recipe

Step 2: Boil

Add the lobster to a pot of well-salted boiling water. Boil until the tails turn red, about 4 minutes.

Easy to Make Maine Lobster Rolls Recipe

Step 3: Remove the Meat

Once the lobster tails have cooled, remove the meat from the shell and chop into bite-sized pieces.

Easy to Make Maine Lobster Rolls Recipe

Step 4: Make the Filling

Stir together the lobster meat, mayonnaise (or sour cream), lemon juice, celery, parsley, chives, hot sauce, salt and pepper.

Easy to Make Maine Lobster Rolls Recipe

Step 5: Toast the Rolls

Melt the butter in a large skillet. Add the rolls, browning on both cut sides.

Tip

If you can't find traditional split-top rolls, just slice a thin section of the sides off of a hoagie roll that has not been sliced, then cut down through the top.

Easy to Make Maine Lobster Rolls Recipe

Step 6: Fill and Serve

Tip

Need to make this in advance? Cook the lobster, chop and keep in an airtight container in the fridge. Stir together the filling ingredients (besides the lobster) and store in separate container. Stir the lobster into the filling ingredients then add to the rolls just before serving.

Easy to Make Maine Lobster Rolls Recipe

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