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Lemon-Tarragon Lobster Roll

Lemon-Tarragon Lobster Roll Photo: Kana Okada; Stylist: Phillipa Brathwaite


  • 1 pound cooked lobster meat
  • 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (use more as needed)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 5 hot dog buns
  • 12 romaine lettuce leaves, cut into ribbons


1. In a medium bowl, toss the lobster with mayonnaise, lemon zest and juice, fresh tarragon, and black pepper. Taste, and adjust the seasoning, if necessary.

2. Divide the lobster mixture and lettuce evenly among the hot dog buns; serve immediately.

Note: Most of the sodium in this meal is from naturally occurring sodium in the lobster.

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  • Yield: Makes 5 servings (serving size: 1 lobster roll)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 306
Fat per serving: 11.8g
Saturated fat per serving: 1.9g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.8g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1.3g
Protein per serving: 25g
Carbohydrate per serving: 24g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 156mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 790mg
Calcium per serving: 184mg

Good to Know

To make these delicious lobster rolls even healthier, try replacing normal hot dog buns with whole-wheat or multi-grain bread.