How to Make Fresh Florida Lobster Rolls - Florida Lobster Roll Recipe
For a special refeshing treat, try making a quick and easy lobster roll for a quiet afternoon
lunch or an interesting twist on what to serve at your next family get together. Lobster rolls
are fresh, easy and quick to prepare with few ingredients.
There are basically two well-known versions of the lobster roll which is simply a lobster
sandwich typically served on a hotdog or hoagie style bun. The version most popular in
Connecticut is just lobster chunks smothered in butter or garlic butter. The mayonnaise
or salad based roll is more common in Long Island and Maine. Both are said to have been
created in the early to mid-20th century. So, although the tradition of lobster rolls
does not have a long history, they continue to be one of the most popular meal items
on the eastern shores.
Follow the step by step instructions in this Youtube video.
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes for lobster tails
Yield: 4 Large Lobster Roll SandwichesRecipe Preparation: Prepare and cook Lobster tails in oven or on the grill with butter and minced
garlic. Be sure that lobster meat is white and shells are red in hue. Check out this
lobster tail recipe for more details.
Ingredients for Lobster Roll Salad:6 Florida Lobster Tails cooked4 Fresh Cuban or French Hoagie Rolls toasted with butter3/4 Cup Finely Chopped Cilantro3/4 Cup Finely Chopped Scallions3/4 Cup Finely Chopped Celery1/2 Cup Greek Yogurt3 Tablespoons Mayonnaise2 Tablespoons Lemon JuiceSalt & Pepper to TasteInstructions:
Remove the lobster meat from the shells and roughly chop into bite-size chunks.
Chop cilantro, scallions and celery and pour into mixing bowl. Add lemon juice, yogurt,
and mayonnaise. Mix thoroughly. Add more yogurt if needed to reach desired consistency.
Add salt and pepper to taste and serve on freshly toasted hoagie style buns.
How to Catch a Florida Lobster
There are numerous ways and techniques to catch a Florida Spiny lobster.
I will go over a few of the ways I do it. Before you attempt to catch a
Florida lobster, you need to understand their behavior.