Connecticut-Style Lobster Rolls

Rich, fragrant butter is what sets a Connecticut-style lobster roll apart from its counterpart, the Maine variety, which uses mayo. While a Connecticut-style roll is typically served warm, here we keep it at room temperature to avoid the stove – but heat it up if you prefer.
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Connecticut-Style Lobster Rolls recipe

Connecticut-Style Lobster Rolls

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  • 4Servings


  • 1 lb cooked lobster meat, roughly chopped, room temperature or warmed

    ½ tsp finely grated lemon zest + 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice

    1 tsp paprika

    ¼ tsp each sea salt and ground black pepper

    3 tbsp organic unsalted butter

    4 large Bibb lettuce leaves

    4 whole-grain hot dog buns

    1 tbsp chopped fresh chives


1. In a bowl, combine lobster, lemon zest and juice, paprika, salt and pepper. Melt butter (in microwave); add to bowl and toss.

2. Divide lettuce and lobster mixture among buns; sprinkle with chives.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 lobster roll
  • Calories: 335
  • Carbohydrate Content: 27 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 188 mg
  • Fat Content: 12 g
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Protein Content: 29 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 6 g
  • Sodium Content: 913 mg
  • Sugar Content: 4 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 2 g