There are many delicious restaurants and cafes in South Florida which offer fresh seafood delights. However, lobster rolls are a unique culinary skill. There are as many recipes for lobster rolls as there are chefs in Palm Beach County. There are tons of variations of the lobster roll - bun or no bun? Serve hot or cold?
Three local Jupiter restaurants offer tasty variations of the New England lobster roll.
Cod and Capers Seafood Market and Restaurant, 1201 U.S. Highway One, North Palm Beach, has a recipe that calls for its lobster roll to be filled with freshly steamed, hand-picked Maine Lobster meat tossed in light lemon-mayo dressing and served in a New England split-top roll.
Chowder Heads, 2123 S. U.S. Highway 1, Jupiter, prepares its wicked “Signature New England Rolls” on a traditional New England hot dog roll, grilled in salt-free butter with Hellmann’s mayonnaise. They serve eight other seafood rolls, as well fish and chips.
Try this simple traditional New England Lobster Roll recipe from the FoodNetwork.
New England Lobster Roll
4 (1 1/2-pound) cooked lobsters or 4 lobster tails or 1 1/2 pounds lobster meat
1/2 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 inner celery stalks and leaves, finely chopped
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 rolls, split and lightly toasted
Melted butter, for brushing