Classic New England Lobster Roll recipe in a basket with chips and lemon wedge

Classic New England Lobster Roll

Classic New England Lobster Roll with tender chunks of perfectly steamed lobster lightly tossed in mayonnaise with a touch of lemon in a toasted buttery roll.  Take a bite of the perfect summer eats!
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 450kcal
Author Karrie | Tasty Ever After


  • 1 1/2 cups cooked lobster , cut into 1 1/2" pieces (meat from 2 {1.25 pound} fresh New England Lobsters, cooked in salted water for 7-8 minutes)
  • 2 tablespoons good quality mayonnaise , homemade or store bought
  • freshly ground black pepper , to taste
  • 2 New England style split-top hot dog roll or any soft roll
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter , softened

optional: fresh lemon wedges


    • In a small bowl, combine the cooked lobster, mayonnaise, and black pepper and mix well. Set aside.
    • Heat a small skillet over medium-high heat. Spread softened butter on each side of hot dog roll and place buttered side down in heated skillet. Cook until both sides of roll are lightly brown. Remove to a plate.
    • Divide the lobster mixture between the two rolls and serve with lemon wedges.  Enjoy!


    • Serve prepared lobster rolls immediately
    • Store leftover lobster mixture in an airtight container for up to 2 days


    Calories: 450kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 261mg | Sodium: 1151mg | Potassium: 408mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 223mg | Iron: 1.9mg