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'lobster rolls' on Serious Eats
A lobster roll consists of chunks of tender, sweet, cooked lobster meat barely napped in a thin coating of mayonnaise, all stuffed into a top-split, white-bread hot dog bun lightly toasted in butter. How do you make the best of such a simple creation? As with many things, it all comes down to attention to detail. Perfect selection and treatment of ingredients, balance, and above all, the ability to restrain yourself from over thinking. It's just a lobster roll, right?
We've had a fair amount of lobster roll discussion here on Serious Eats. Even a video about this traditional New England summertime fare. But we've never offered a recipe for this iconic treat--until now. After the jump, Jasper White's recipe...