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new england lobster rolls

Recipe by
Eddie Szczerba
Ossining, NY

It's that time of year again!! :)

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For new england lobster rolls

  • 1 lg
    lobster/1&1/2 pound
  • 4 md
    split top hot dog buns
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced celery
  • 2 Tbsp
    mayonnaise/use the good stuff!
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, room temperature/unsalted
  • 4 lg
    boston lettuce leaves

How To Make new england lobster rolls

  • Worth waiting all winter for!!! :)
    In a large enough pot to boil the lobster,fill to three quarters with water,add the lemon that you squeezed for the juice for the recipe,a few black pepper corns,a couple of bay leaves and half of the salt.
  • Worth waiting all winter for!!! :)
    Bring to a rapid boil,submerge the lobster and cook for ten minutes or so. Remove and let cool. Crack and remove all of the meat from the tail,claws etc.
  • Worth waiting all winter for!!! :)
    Dice the meat into good sized pieces. Add the mayo,celery,the remainder of salt,pinch of cayenne pepper,lemon juice and toss well to coat
  • Worth waiting all winter for!!! :)
    Butter and salt both flat sides of the hot dog rolls and brown each side in a non stick pan. Line each roll with the Boston lettuce leaves,fill each roll generously with the lobster salad,plate and enjoy!! I served mine with my creamy coleslaw and some fresh dill pickles that had jarred earlier in the month! Deelish!!! :)