Lobster Roll

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This lobster roll recipe is fresh lobster chunks tossed in a mixture of mayonnaise, lemon juice and herbs, then served in toasted, buttered buns. A New England classic that’s easy to make and always gets rave reviews!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 1/2 pounds cooked lobster meat approximately 3 1/2 cups, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup celery finely chopped, use the tender inner stalks
  • 1 tablespoon chives thinly sliced, plus more for garnish if desired
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 split top hot dog buns
  • 2 tablespoons butter softened


  1. Place the lobster meat, mayonnaise, lemon juice, celery, chives, salt and pepper in a bowl. Stir gently to combine.
  2. Spread the butter onto the outer sides of each bun. Place the buns in a pan or on a griddle over medium heat. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  3. Divide the lobster mixture among the buns. Serve immediately, garnished with additional chives if desired.

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