Poor Man's New England Lobster Rolls


A simple, easy, and quick recipe for making New England-style lobster rolls!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 lobster rolls


  • 3 pounds cooked and cubed lobster meat

  • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped

  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise (such as Hellman's®)

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 6 hoagie rolls

  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Combine lobster meat, celery, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and chives; mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  3. Slice sides off hoagie rolls and slice down the center. Brush melted butter on the sides and in the center of rolls and place on a baking sheet.

  4. Bake rolls in the preheated oven for 7 minutes. Stuff with chilled lobster mixture and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

730 Calories
21g Fat
72g Carbs
58g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 730
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 186mg 62%
Sodium 1749mg 76%
Total Carbohydrate 72g 26%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 58g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 335mg 26%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 1035mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.