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Lobster Rolls

So it’s time to go back to one of our favorite vacation spots for the blog.  As much as we love Maine and the beautiful scenery, we love their cuisine.  One of our favorites is the Lobster Roll


Sweet delicate lobster lightly dressed with mayo, crisp veggies and a touch of Old Bay on a toasted, buttered hot dog roll

I would be remiss if I didn’t include at least one picture of a lighthouse!

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Now we have already recreated some great recipes from the state of Maine. Check them out:

Seafood Fra Diavolo

Grilled Lobster Tails

Lobster Corn Chowder

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So let’s get cooking

We came home with a bunch of steamed whole lobsters so we took three for this recipe

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Once removed from the shell, they yielded about 1 pound of lobster meat that we cut up into large chunks

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Now depending on where you go, lobster rolls can vary

Some have a mayonnaise base… some are just tossed in browned butter

We are taking a more traditional route with a bit of a Simply Sundays’ flair

We used 1 celery stalk, 2 scallions, 2 tablespoons of fresh parsley, 1/4 cup of mayonnaise and 1 teaspoon of Old Bay seasoning

We don’t want to overpower the delicious lobster meat with too much mayo, so be conservative and taste as you go

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Give the celery, scallions and parsley a nice chop

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Add them to the lobster

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Next up, add in the mayo and Old Bay

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Give everybody a gentle mix and place into the refrigerator until your ready to serve (this will allow the flavors to meld)

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Now this next step is crucial and separates the good lobster rolls from the okay lobster rolls

It’s the bun!

The hot dog roll has to be a split top and as far as I’m concerned, it needs to be toasted with some butter

So spread some butter on the sides of the roll, get them into a hot pan

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And toast them up!

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Now fill them with that delicious lobster salad and serve!

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Simply Sundays! ~ Lobster Rolls

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Ingredients

1 pound of lobster meat

1/4 cup of mayonnaise

1 celery stalk

2 scallions

2 tablespoons of fresh parsley

1 teaspoon of Old Bay Seasoning

4 split top hot dog rolls

2 tablespoons of butter

Directions

If using whole lobsters, remove the meat from the claws and tail and give it a rough chop.  Place into a large mixing bowl

Chop the celery, scallions and parsley.  Add them to the lobster along with the mayonnaise and Old Bay.   Give everybody a gentle mix and place into the refrigerator until your ready to serve

Butter split top hot dog rolls and toast them in a hot pan.  Fill with the lobster salad and serve

Tools used to make this recipe

Architec Carving Board, Gripperwood

Pyrex Mixing Bowl

Simply Bamboo Maui Bamboo Cutting Board

ZELITE INFINITY Chef Knife 8 inch

Lodge 10.5 Inch Cast Iron Griddle Pan

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