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Make Maine Lobster Rolls Both Ways: Hot and Cold


Once you've mastered how to cook a fresh lobster [1], it's time to learn the basics of a quintessential lobster roll. The debate is ongoing: should a lobster roll be hot with butter or cold with mayo? Lucky for us, Cousins Maine Lobster [2] shared both lobster roll variations, so you can satisfy any hankering (or strongly opinionated person). Watch the video, then print the recipes.

Maine-Style Lobster Roll

Maine-Style Lobster Roll

Maine-Style Lobster Roll

Ingredients

1 Maine split top-style country kitchen roll [5]
Melted butter, for brushing
1 (1 1/2-pound) cooked lobster or 1/3 pound lobster meat
1 tablespoon mayonnaise

Directions

  1. Brush the outside of the roll with melted butter, and lightly toast.
  2. Brush inside of buns with mayonnaise, then fill bun with fresh lobster meat.
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Connecticut-Style Lobster Roll

Connecticut-Style Lobster Roll

Connecticut-Style Lobster Roll

Ingredients

1 Maine split top-style country kitchen roll [8]
2 tablespoons butter, plus more melted butter, for brushing
1 (1 1/2-pound) cooked lobster or 1/3 pound lobster meat
1 lemon wedge

Directions

  1. Brush the outside of the roll with melted butter, and lightly toast.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a saucepan. Remove from heat, and stir in the lobster meat until warmed through.
  3. Fill bun with fresh lobster meat, and spritz with lemon.

Source URL
http://www.yumsugar.com/food/How-Make-Lobster-Rolls-Video-32019918