The Lobster Roll

By / Food / August 9th, 2013 / 3

The Maritime region is lucky to have easy access to some of the freshest seafood in Canada. Maritimers have the cold Atlantic Ocean right at their fingertips, and a long history of delicious seafood recipes no doubt resides in every household. Ready for a little taste of the East? Try this decadent and delicious lobster specialty. The origin of this recipe is unknown, but it probably stems from the 1920s. One thing is certain: it is easy to prepare and decadently delicious.

The Lobster Roll

The Lobster Roll


  • 1 cup cooked lobster meat, chopped into small chunks
  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 3/4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1-2 finely chopped green onions, depending on taste
  • 1 tbsp dill relish, optional
  • Salt and pepper, to taste (about 1/2 teaspoon each)
  • Hot dog bun or baguette roll
  • Butter
  • Lettuce leaf, optional


  1. Mix everything together except the last 3 ingredients, and chill.
  2. Before serving, spread butter on the hot dog bun or baguette. Then either toast the bun in a toaster oven or on the stove. You can also broil the bun.
  3. If you use lettuce, place the lettuce leaf in the bun.
  4. Next, fill the lobster mixture into the hot dog bun.

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