After days of craving a lobster roll, I decided I was going to have one this past Monday night since Nate going to CHOPS with his boss. I started searching for restaurants that I could order for pick-up on my ride home. I couldn’t find too many places that made them in the North Atlanta area, and the one that I did, was $18! It just wasn’t that serious for me to spend almost 20 bucks on a sandwich just for myself! So, I figured maybe I could just make one, it would probably be much cheaper (I’m on a strict budget over the next few months, I’ll fill you in on why later). I googled lobster roll recipes and it was so easy! How have I never thought to try this before?! I had a good bit of stuff already at home, but here’s how to make your own.
Before I jump into the ingredients, I totally thought that you could buy cooked chopped lobster meat from your local grocery store like you would with shrimp (shows you how well of a cook I am lol). This is not the case for most stores. If they offer it this way, definitely go with that! If not, check to see if they carry a frozen cooked lobster meat option like I had to go with. But here’s everything I used and how I made it!
- Pier 33 Gourmet Wild Caught Langostino Lobster Tails 8 oz (Or any pre-cut cooked lobster, check to see if they have it fresh instead of using frozen.)
- Salt and Pepper
- 1 Lemon
- A single hoagie (bakery in your local grocery store)
- Thaw your lobster tails in just 10 min by soaking them in a bowl of cold water. Once thawed, I rinsed them off just to make sure they were clean and then added to a clean bowl.
- Add mayo to the bowl and mix well until the lobster tails are completely covered.
- Next, add some salt and pepper, parsley, squeeze a lemon, and add some capers to the mix. Stir well.
- Let the mixture soak in the fridge for 10 min while your prep your bread.
- Take your hoagie and slice it down the middle. I added butter to mine, but if you’re not a fan, you can always do without. Toast in the oven on broil 500° for about 3-4 min.
- Last, take your lobster mix and fill up the hoagie and it’s ready to serve. Enjoy!
I must say, I was super nervous about how it was going to turn out, but it was bomb-dot-com! And since I am still alive to write this post, I will say it was a success! lol But really, it was very yummy. Next time I definitely want to try to find fresh cooked chopped lobster to use, or even just getting a tail or two to steam myself. I can only imagine it would taste ten times better! Did you like my lobster roll recipe? Are you a fan of lobster rolls or do you know how to make them as well? Let me know in the comments below!