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warm lobster roll with butter and chopped chives on a grilled roll served with a side salad on a white plate

Warm Lobster Roll

Chef Andrew
The "Connecticut style" Lobsta roll - tossed in warm butter with salt, white pepper, and lemon zest! Garnished with chives and served on a golden brown griddled bun. Delectable!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Assembly 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people


Lobster Mix

  • 8 oz Lobster meat claw and knuckle
  • White Pepper pinch
  • Kosher Salt pinch
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • Zest of 1/2 a Lemon


  • (2) New England style hot dog rolls
  • 1 tbsp Mayonnaise or Soft Butter to grill
  • Chopped Chives to garnish


  • Tear lobster meat into bite-size pieces, about 1cups worth (be generous!)
  • Spread a layer of mayonnaise or butter onto both sides of 2 rolls. Place on a pan or griddle over medium heat & grill each side until golden brown. Set aside.
  • Add butter to a pre-heated pan over medium heat. Allow to fully melt.
  • Add lobster, stir, and allow to simmer until warm, about 2 minutes.
  • Add salt, white pepper, and lemon zest. Mix and simmer 1 more minute before removing from heat.
  • Divide the warm lobster mixture evenly between rolls. Spoon additional lemon butter over each roll. Garnish with chopped chives.
  • Enjoy immediately!
Keyword Lobster, Lobster Roll