lobster roll recipe and more lobster recipes
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Lobster Rolls, Grilled Lobster Tails, Lobster Mac and More Lobster Recipes

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lobster roll recipe and more lobster recipes
Eberly Film Labs for The Daily Meal; Shannon Kinsella/food styling

Whenever you think of eating lobster, it's hard not to imagine a luxurious feast featuring a bright red lobster set in the center of the table, served with melted butter and lemon wedges on the side. But there are other lobster dishes you can make that use the crustacean in fun, creative ways and will make dinner at home feel like you’re dining in a restaurant — from fine dining to fast casual. And really, there’s no need to dine out when you can make a lobster roll and these other lobster recipes at home.

Lobster Quesadilla With Pineapple-Mango Relish

Lobster Quesadilla With Pineapple-Mango Relish
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Don’t limit yourself to filling your quesadillas with chicken, beef or pork. Mix it up with seafood in this lobster quesadilla recipe topped with a sweet and spicy salsa.

For the Lobster Quesadilla With Pineapple-Mango Relish recipe, click here.

Bucatini With Lobster, Basil and Spicy Tomato Sauce

Bucatini With Lobster, Basil and Spicy Tomato Sauce
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This pasta recipe incorporates lobster chunks into a spicy tomato sauce and is one of the best dishes for seafood fans; you can also add shrimp, calamari or mussels if you desire.

For the Bucatini With Lobster, Basil and Spicy Tomato Sauce recipe, click here.

Spicy Lobster Tacos

Spicy Lobster Tacos
Courtesy of Get Maine Lobster

Switch up Taco Tuesday with these spicy lobster tacos. A homemade avocado salsa is one of the best dips for summer and is a delicious addition to this dish.

For the Spicy Lobster Tacos recipe, click here.

Lobster and Asparagus Omelet With Sour Cream and Chives

Lobster and Asparagus Omelet With Sour Cream and Chives
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You’ll be craving this dish for brunch every weekend. Upgrade your usual omelet with fresh lobster and asparagus folded inside of the eggs. Serve with chive cream drizzled on top.

For the Lobster and Asparagus Omelet With Sour Cream and Chives recipe, click here.

Lobster Mac and Cheese

Lobster Mac and Cheese
Courtesy of Chef Lance Knowling

Your favorite mac and cheese recipe will get a major upgrade when you mix in pieces of cooked lobster with creamy white cheddar sauce. You’ll be surprised how easy this is to make.

For the Lobster Mac and Cheese recipe, click here.

Lobster Bisque

Lobster Bisque
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This lobster bisque’s smooth, creamy tomato-infused base is great for dipping soft, buttery bread. It takes a bit of effort to make the lobster broth from scratch but it is well worth the effort. It’s the perfect starter for a luxurious seafood feast but also makes a great meal on its own.

For the Lobster Bisque recipe, click here.

Bacon-Wrapped Maine Lobster Bites

Bacon-Wrapped Maine Lobster Bites
Courtesy of Get Maine Lobster

Lobster wrapped in bacon? Yes, please! Wrap pieces of lobster in bacon, secure them with a toothpick, broil until the bacon is crispy and drizzle with maple syrup for a sweet and savory, party-ready appetizer.

For the Bacon-Wrapped Maine Lobster Bites recipe, click here.

Lobster Tikka Masala

Lobster Tikka Masala
Courtesy of Bombay Mahal

This seafood alternative to chicken tikka masala is easier to make than it looks. Spoon the fragrant tomato-based sauce full of diced lobster meat over basmati rice to create a hearty rice dish. You can also scoop everything up with naan in this simple Indian dinner recipe.

For the Lobster Tikka Masala recipe, click here.

Grilled Lobster Tails

Grilled Lobster Tails
Courtesy of Catherine Pappas/Living the Gourmet

Tired of grilling salmon and shrimp? Change it up this summer! Fire up the grill and cook some lobster tails. Use your favorite marinade to season the lobster and cook until the flesh is opaque and firm to the touch. Serve the tails with a fresh squeeze of lemon and our favorite grilled side dishes.

For the Grilled Lobster Tails recipe, click here.

Lobster Roll

Lobster Roll
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Embrace the feeling of summertime seafood shacks with this light and fresh lobster roll that is perfect for serving with homemade coleslaw and fries. This is one of many sandwiches worthy of the dinner table.

For the Lobster Roll recipe, click here.

Lobster Avocado Toast

Lobster Avocado Toast
Courtesy of Get Maine Lobster

Simple avocado toast with everything bagel seasoning is so yesterday. Adding lobster into the mix will turn any brunch into a special occasion.

For the Lobster Avocado Toast recipe, click here.

Nor'East Lobster Bake Quiche

Nor'East Lobster Bake Quiche
Courtesy of Eggland's Best

Need a new way to cook an egg? Make this quiche, filled with lobster, linguica sausage, cheese and corn.

For the Nor'East Lobster Bake Quiche recipe, click here.

Lobster and Spinach Dip

Lobster and Spinach Dip
Photo Courtesy of McCormick

Fresh chopped lobster meat makes a dip that’s one of the all-time best dishes to bring to a party. Dip tortilla chips, crackers or veggies into this simple yet glamorous appetizer.

For the Lobster and Spinach Dip recipe, click here.

Maine Lobster Cobb Salad

Maine Lobster Cobb Salad
Courtesy of Get Maine Lobster

Who needs boring grilled chicken in cobb salad when you can swap in lobster? This lobster variation, topped with a spicy vinaigrette, will make you forget about traditional cobb salads. If you think this recipe is great, then wait ’til you try our 50 best salad and dressing recipes.

For the Maine Lobster Cobb Salad recipe, click here.

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