July 24, 2013

New England Lobster Rolls

  • 2  1-1/2 lb live lobsters
  • 1/2 cup good quality mayonnaise
  • 2 stalks small celery
  • 1 Tbs finely chopped chives
  • 1 fresh lemon, zested then cut into wedges
  • 1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 4 New England style hot dog buns
  • 4 Tbs per bun Softened unsalted butter
  • Fresh arugula greens
  • Whole grain mustard to garnish
  1. Break down lobster. Here's a good instructional video >>  
  2. Cook the lobster using this classic method >>
  3. Allow lobster to cool while preparing dressing. 
  4. To make dressing, stir together mayonnaise, celery, chives, 1 tsp lemon zest, and Old Bay. Gently fold in lobster and allow to sit for 30 minutes before serving.
  5. Meanwhile, melt butter in shallow fry pan on medium heat and toast each side of hot dog rolls until golden. 
  6. Lay arugula inside buns, followed by generous spoonfuls of lobster salad. Finish with a small spooning of mustard, a chive garnish, and a fresh squeeze of lemon. Serves about 4.

©2013 Amanda Antinore

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