Nantucket Love Lobster Roll

IMG_7912I love Nantucket. For real, I love Nantucket. Did I tell you I love Nantucket? If you haven’t been, make sure to put Nantucket on your bucket list. Whether it’s next summer or 20 years from now you must go!!

I will post a brief summary of our trip to Nantucket in the next few days, but until then I wanted to share with you my love of the lobster roll. Had one for lunch before leaving the island & created this dish the following day. Too much goodness in one sandwich, enjoy!

  1. Boil 4lbs lobster (until red) or buy 1lb cooked lobster meat
  2. If you boil – crack lobster open, remove meat, cut into 1/2inch pieces, place in bowl & refrigerate for at least an hour
  3. In a small bowl mix 1/2C diced celery, 1/4C regular mayo, 1.5T fresh lemon juice, 2t dried basil, 1/4t salt, 1/4t pepper, dash of sriracha sauce & pinch of cayenne. Add mixture to bowl of lobster meat and toss together – refrigerate
  4. Preheat a skillet on stove top, lightly spread Earth Balance original spread on both sides of 2 hot dog buns & toast til golden brown on both sides

Scoop chilled lobster mix into toasted buns & serve with a side salad or jicama fries (recipe to come this week)!

Also, I know this is a high calorie meal – but it is an end of the summer treat! Love every bite of that roll!

Nutritional Info Per Lobster Roll: 560 calories – 27 grams of fat – 31 carbs – 50 grams of protein

Continue reading for ingredient list…

IMG_7898Ingredient List for Nantucket Love Lobster Roll:

  • 4lbs of uncooked lobster or 1lb cooked lobster meat
  • 2 hot dog buns (I used gluten free buns since they are more tough & what I wanted)
  • 1 head of celery
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/4C regular mayonaise
  • Basic Pantry: Earth Balance original spread, dried basil, cayenne, sriracha sauce, salt, pepper

6 responses

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  2. Wow, this looks just incredible. I’m so impressed that you made lobster rolls from scratch, especially ones that look so delicious! Love the rest of your blog too! Thanks so much for the follow and so glad I found you! 🙂

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