Enjoy Easy Lobster Roll Sandwich Recipe for a casual party or holiday gathering. Easy to make ahead, and griddle the rolls right before serving. Stuff and plate and serve!

Easy Lobster Roll Sandwich Recipe

Friends, Christmas is over, and I’ve taken down my tree and done my usual winter cleaning. Instead of spring cleaning, for me, the time after Christmas always warrants a little deep cleaning to get the pine needles, dust and dirt I’ve neglected out of the house.

Time to open the windows, air out the house, freshen up (or change out) the pillows, toss the winter greens and droopy amaryllis blooms, and start over.

Easy Lobster Roll Sandwich Recipe

It’s also time to think about New Year’s and drop-in guests.

Although I’d say our family loves a good charcuterie board, this week we’ve served these delicious Easy Lobster Roll Sandwich Recipe.

Mm-m-m, lobster. Each bite is a savored treat.

Make the lobster mixture ahead.

We love adding fresh dill.

Right before serving, heat a pan and griddle the rolls for about 2 minutes, until golden brown.

That is the secret to the most buttery, toasty bread :)

Easy Lobster Roll Sandwich Recipe

Fill the rolls with lobster goodness!

Stack and serve the rolls within 10 minutes!

A great New Year’s eve casual party food!

Will you be hosting guests this week, or possibly a New Year’s party?


Easy Lobster Roll Sandwich Recipe

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Easy Lobster Roll Sandwich Recipe


  • 2 lbs. fully cooked lobster meat or 4 packages, 8 oz each refrigerated imitation lobster chunks, cut into bite-size pieces.
  • 2 cups finely diced cucumber
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh dill
  • 6 small scallions, very thinly sliced 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 12 Artisan Bread - Brioche Rolls, I buy at Trader Joe’s


  • If using live lobsters, steam or boil them. Cut the meat into 1/2-inch pieces.
  • Combine the lobster, cucumber, mayonnaise, and dill (or chervil). If the salad is to be served within the hour, add the scallions (or chives). If not, add them 30 minutes before serving. Season with salt, if needed, and pepper. Cover with plastic wrap, and chill for at least 30 minutes before serving, or as far ahead as the night before.
  • Right before serving, preheat a griddle over medium-low. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Lightly butter the insides of the rolls. Griddle them for about 2 minutes, until golden brown. Stuff the toasted rolls with the chilled lobster salad; serve!
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More holiday ideas: Mini Cheesecakes with Salted Caramel Topping [RE], Chocolate Dipped Bacon [RE], Ham Pesto Cheese Poppyseed Sliders [RE], New Year’s Eve Champagne Punch [A Spicy Perspective].

Easy Lobster Roll Sandwich Recipe

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