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Easy "Connecticut Style" Lobster Rolls

4.67 from 3 votes
There's no mayo in these lobster rolls - just buttery lobster meat lightly tossed with lemon juice and served on a toasted bun. A New England staple!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 rolls (depending on lobster size)


  • 2 steamed lobsters, at least 1lb each
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 4 New England-style hot dog buns
  • The juice of 1 lemon
  • Parsley, optional garnish


  • Remove meat from each lobster shell and place in medium sized bowl.
  • In a small sauté pan, melt 1 tablespoon butter.
  • Toast each side of the buns until golden brown. Set aside to cool.
  • Add remaining butter to pan along with lobster meat. Pour lemon juice over meat and stir to coat for a 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove pan from heat and let sit for a minute or two.
  • Stuff each bun with prepared lobster and top with parsley. Enjoy!


Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 529mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 178IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 2mg
Course Entree
Cuisine Seafood
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