Connecticut-Style Lobster Roll

Blogger Sarah W. Caron from Sarah's Cucina Bella makes a “mean” hot lobster roll like they do in Connecticut…and you can too!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 4

2
tablespoons good-quality butter
1
lb cooked lobster meat, chopped
4
New England-style hot dog buns, split
Coarse sea salt to taste

  • 1 In small saucepan, melt butter over low heat. With ladle or spoon, skim foam and white solids from butter and reserve in small bowl.
  • 2 Add chopped lobster meat to clarified butter in saucepan; toss gently. Heat over medium-low heat 2 to 3 minutes until warm.
  • 3 Meanwhile, brush both sides of each bun with reserved foam from butter. Toast buns in toaster oven or under broiler.
  • 4 Divide lobster evenly among buns; spoon any juices from saucepan over lobster. Sprinkle liberally with sea salt. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

New England-style hot dog buns have bread exposed on the sides. Look for them with other packaged hot dog buns and sandwich bread at the grocery store. In a pinch, use regular hot dog buns.

Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.