How to make the best, juicy Lobster Rolls you have ever tasted!

Best Lobster Roll Recipe

Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Adore Foods


  • 1 lb/ 500g lobster meat drained
  • 4 teaspoons good quality mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and white pepper
  • 4 New England-style split-top hot dog buns
  • 4 tablespoons good quality butter
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives chopped


  1. Add cooked and drained pieces of lobster meat to a bowl (see notes)
  2. In a small saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons of butter over low heat. Stir in the lemon juice, mayo, dried oregano, salt and white pepper. Stir to combine and pour the mixture over the lobster meat and toss gently to evenly coat the meat.
  3. In the same small saucepan, melt the remaining 2 tablespoons butter over low heat. In the same time, heat a skillet over medium heat for a couple of minutes. Brush the outer sides of the buns with melted butter and set the buns down on the heated skillet on one of their side edges. Cook for a minute or two until golden brown, then flip and cook the opposite side. Remove the buns from the pan and gently pry open the tops.
  4. Divide lobster meat between buns, sprinkle with chopped fresh chives and serve with chips and pickled cucumbers.

Recipe Notes

* If you are using fresh lobster, cook it for no more than 10 minutes so you don't overcook it and get that tough and chewy lobster meat. Remove the lobster quickly from the pot and cool in ice water before extracting the meat.
** If you are planning to use frozen lobster meat, look for packages that contain already prepped lobster meat, cut into small pieces. Just follow the instructions on the package for thawing and you'll have your lobster meat ready to be used in maximum 10 minutes.