traditional east coast lobster rolls on a plate garnished with chives and lemon
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East Coast Lobster Rolls

Packed with chunks of fresh lobster, a bit of finely chopped celery, mayo to bind it, and drizzled with fresh lemon, a good lobster roll can't be beat!
Course Sandwich
Cuisine Canadian
Keyword authentic lobster roll recipe, east coast lobster roll, what do you put in a lobster roll
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 lobster rolls
Calories 977.7kcal
Author Chef Markus Mueller


  • 2 lb freshly boiled lobster
  • 2 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/4 whole lemon juiced
  • 1/2 stalk celery finely chopped
  • 6 whole hot dog style buns
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • First boil your fresh lobsters and then take all the meat out of the tail shell, claws, and knuckles.
  • Wash the celery, and chop it up into small little pieces.
  • Roughly chop up the lobster meat into bite sized pieces, the chunkier the better
  • Mix the chopped lobster meat with the mayo, finely chopped celery, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Taste the lobster filling and adjust the seasoning as needed.
  • Top the rolls/bun with a heaping portion of lobster filling. Garnish the lobster roll with some freshly chopped chives or other herb.