The Ultimate Lobster Roll

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.

Yield:

Makes 6 servings

Recipe from


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

Preparation

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.

Note:

Deborah DiClementi,

June 2009