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The Ultimate Lobster Roll

Yield Makes 6 servings
Buy 2 (1 1/4- to 1 1/2-pound) steamed lobsters to yield the correct amount of chopped cooked lobster. Prep: 17 minutes; Cook: 6 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2 1/2 cups chopped cooked lobster
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 bakery-style hot dog buns, split
  • 2 cups firmly packed baby arugula
  • 12 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl; gently stir in lobster. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add half of buns, cut sides down, and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted. Repeat with remaining butter and buns.

  3. Arrange arugula on rolls, and top with lobster mixture and bacon.