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Classic New England Lobster Rolls

There’s no improving on this Northeast staple, especially when fresh lobster is at its peak. Keep the lobster in fairly large chunks so you can taste its sweet flavor in every bite.

Serves 4
Ready in 46 mins
Prep time 40 mins
Cooking time 6 mins
330 calories per serving


> 1 lb cooked lobster meat
> 3 tbsp mayonnaise
> 3 tbsp finely chopped celery (optional)
> 2 tbsp lemon juice (optional)
> 2 tbsp unsalted butter
> 2 top-sliced hot dog rolls

To Serve:

> Kettle-cooked potato chips
> Pickle spears


Chop lobster meat into ¾” chunks. In a medium bowl, combine lobster, mayonnaise and celery and lemon juice, if using. Season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
In a 12” nonstick skillet, melt butter on medium. Place rolls in skillet, flat-side down, and toast until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Divide lobster among rolls. Serve lobster rolls with potato chips and pickle spears.

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