You are here: Home » Recipes » Maine Lobster Roll Maine Lobster Roll Kitchen Tested Yield 4 servings Prep 15 mins Cook 10 mins The classic sandwich of the Maine coast. Mark Boughton PrintEmail Ingredients 4 (1 to 1 1/4 pound) lobsters5 tablespoons mayonnaise1/8 teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper,4 hot dog rolls2 to 3 tablespoons softened butter Instructions Place lobsters head first in a large pot of boiling water. Boil with the lid slightly ajar 9 to 10 minutes or until lobsters are bright red. Transfer to a large bowl of ice water to stop the cooking and cool 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the meat from the shell and cut into 1/2-inch pieces. (You’ll have about 2 cups). Combine mayonnaise and pepper with lobster and refrigerate. Generously butter inside surfaces of rolls; spread outside sparingly. Heat a skillet over medium and add opened rolls, inside facing down. Toast 1 to 2 minutes or until golden. Turn and toast outsides until lightly golden. Fill rolls with chilled lobster salad and serve immediately. Recipe by Marge Perry.