This is the classic New England lobster roll: a basic hot dog bun filled with lobster salad. There are no fancy seasonings here; the lobster is showcased in a simple mayonnaise dressing. This salad is also great over greens for a main dish.
4 cups cooked lobster meat, cut into bite-size pieces
1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1 tablespoon chopped celery
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
Dash hot sauce
4 hot dog buns
How to Make It
Combine first 7 ingredients. Spoon 3/4 cup salad into each bun.
My whole family really enjoyed these. The only thing I would suggest is to make sure your Lobster meat is dry after shelling it and rinsing. It would have not been a little watery if I had. Otherwise the recipe is spot on. I used regular Hellmans and Franks hot sauce. If you use extra hot sauce, I suggest taking away a tiny bit of salt.
I live in New England so I've had my share of lobster rolls. I read a Maine magazine article naming the state's restaurants with the best lobster rolls. so in my travels I went around to most of those restaurants, and nothing was as yummy as this recipe! This is by far the best lobster roll recipe I have come across. I have been making this recipe since it was first published in 2001. Most other recipes are either too plain or have too much mayo and other ingredients that you taste instead of the lobster.
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