How to New England Lobster Rolls at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

Lobster Rolls are usually Lobster Sandwiches that are one of the most popular dishes of the place of New England, that is basically a northeastern region of the United States comprising the states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

This simply cooked recipe is a treat for all the Lobster lovers. Deliciously cooked lobster meat with mayonnaise dressing, stuffed into grilled hot dog buns will make your day. But the hot dogs we will use in this recipe are none other than split-top hot-dog buns that have flat sides to make your experience better.

The flat sides will make the exterior more crispy and buttery, adding to the overall taste of these Lobster Rolls. This dish is widely popular in the local restaurants in the New England region.

And today, I will tell you how you can make the tastiest Lobster Rolls at home. This recipe is so easy to prepare that you can easily make it at home with just a few ingredients and techniques like boiling and steaming.

So what are we waiting for? Let’s check out the New England Lobster Rolls recipe. But let’s gather the ingredients first that are required to make this delicious lobster dish at home.

Ingredients for New England Lobster Rolls 

Lobster (boiled)2 pounds
Mayonnaise 2 tbsp
Celery (finely chopped)¼ cup
Lettuce Leaves4
Unsalted Butter2 tbsp
Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice2 tsp
Salt and Black Pepper¼ tsp
Flat-Sided Hot Dog Buns4

These ingredients are easily available from any nearest supermarket. For these New England Lobster Rolls, you have to be a little bit patient. So let’s see how much time we need to make this dish at home.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
2 Hours20 Minutes2 Hours 20 Minutes

So let’s check out the step-by-step directions that are required to make this lobster recipe at home.

New England Lobster Rolls Recipe

New England Lobster Rolls recipe
  1. Take lobsters and remove knuckle, tail and claw meat from it.
  2. Cut it into ½ inches pieces and put it into the refrigerator until chilled.
  3. Now drain the excess liquid from the refrigerated lobster.
  4. Now coat the lobster with mayonnaise and celery.
  5. Now add lemon juice to the lobster salad and season it with salt and pepper.
  6. Now refrigerate the lobster salad for around 1-2 hours.
  7. Now take a pan and heat it over medium heat.
  8. Now put butter on the pan and grill both the sides of the hot dog buns for around 2 minutes.
  9. Now place a lettuce leaf into hot dog buns and place ¼ Lobster Salad.
  10. Serve immediately.

Now your authentic New England Lobster Rolls are ready. You can have it during special occasions like Memorial Day, Fourth of July and others.

Nutritional Breakdown of Lobster Rolls 

Lobster has a lot of health benefits. So for all the health-conscious people out there, I’ve mentioned the nutritional breakdown of the New England Lobster Rolls below.

Carbohydrates21 g
Protein23 g
Fat15 g
Cholesterol160 mg
Calcium171 mg
Iron1.7 mg

How to Make New England Lobster Rolls at Home | Video 

To make the cooking process easier for you, I’ve mentioned a recipe video below.

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I hope you’ve liked this recipe of New England Lobster Rolls. I highly recommend you all to try this dish at your home and share your reviews in the comments sections below. Till then, stay tuned for more recipes like these.

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