In New England we are particular about how lobster rolls are made. A proper lobster roll has flat sides for grilling and is top center cut to hold the sweet, tender lobster meat. This is an authentic lobster roll, plain and simple. Since we are not using rolls this is not a lobster roll recipe; it’s a recipe for a lobster […]
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Welcome aboard to our lobster seafood recipes collection. From the clam shacks on the coast to the fine dining restaurants throughout the region, New England menus specialize in both classic seafood and the unexpected.
Whether your taste is boiled lobster right at the pound, rich New England clam chowder served in a fresh baked bread bowl, beautiful black mussels steamed in garlic, or a baked stuffed lobster, you’ve come to the right place. Our seafood recipes are not just for Boston seafood transplants or “chowda heads” (as we say here in Boston), they are for anyone who enjoys the smell of the ocean and the sand between her toes.
Seafood and Lobster Recipes
Here you’ll find some of our longtime favorite lobster recipes and classic creations for steamers, clam chowder, swordfish, mussels, scallops, and shrimp. Recipes are not only quick and easy to prepare but can be enjoyed in the backyard, on your waterside deck or in a formal dining setting. In other words, we have selected recipes that you can really use and enjoy.
It is our hope that these traditional seafood favorites will help bring the taste of New England closer to you, your friends, family, and loved ones, again and again, no matter where you live!
Lobster recipes are a work in progress and are organized to help you find what you need quickly. Comments are welcome on most of the recipes and posts. We also invite you to submit your own original seafood recipe.
Summer! Grill!! Lobster!!! Memorial Day marks grilling season’s opening day! As New Englanders we’ve waited a long, long time to fire up our backyard grills. Summer also marks the high season for lobstering. What’s better than dogs and burgers on the grill? You guessed it—Maine lobster! Summer and lobster go hand and hand or should we […]
Got lobster for breakfast? Here’s a recipe for the best Lobster Eggs Benedict from our good friend Captain Bob Blair, a pilot in the harbor of the City of Gloucester, Massachusetts. He’s not only has a deft feel for ships, tides and wind, but knows a how to pick a great lobster! This recipe for Eggs Benedict calls for […]
Here’s one of the best lobster salad recipe from New England. Reel in this recipe made with fresh picked lobster meat and the perfect lobster salad dressing. The dressing is light and refreshing and the salad has a stunning presentation. This lobster salad recipe was inspired by a salad served at Picasso’s restaurant in the Bellagio by Chef Julian Serrano. The […]
On the first day of Christmas my true love made for me: A Shrimp Christmas Tree! Forget the tray of cookies. Treat Santa with fresh seafood under the Christmas tree! We’re not talking the typical shrimp cocktail here people, picture something more, much more. Imagine your guests walking into your home and their jaws drop as […]
You’ll need an outdoor gas grill for this do-it-yourself backyard clambake. A touch of seaweed really adds flavor to the taste of fresh seafood. This backyard clambake recipe uses your barbecue grill and fresh lobsters, shrimp, clams and mussels to make one heck of a shore dinner anytime of year! Serves 4 Backyard Clambake Menu Seaweed: about 2 […]
This Lazy Lobster dish in real easy to make and adds lots of flavor with a wonder sherry mushroom cream sauce. This is not your grandmother’s lobster casserole. No shells means it’s all fresh picked lobster meat without the work! This lobster dish goes goes great with pasta! Serves 4 Lazy Lobster Dish Ingredients Fresh lobster […]
Mmmm….lobster grilled cheese recipe. This cheesy creation is a nice twist on a classic grilled cheese sandwich, but with fresh lobster as the “Maine” ingredient. Remember, just like a great lobster roll, it’s the lobster meat that makes a great lobster grilled cheese. Pick mild cheeses as you want to complement the sweet, buttery flavor of […]
Make this baked stuffed lobster recipe for someone special tonight. Go overboard with fresh scallops and shrimp for a seafood dinner to remember. Old Bay Seasoning makes the stuffing. Serves 2 Ingredients: Live lobster: (2) 1 ¼ to 1 ½ lbs. (optionally try raw Maine lobster tails) Stuffing Ingredients: Cubed White Bread: about 6 slices Breadcrumbs: ½ cup […]
Each fall the town of Conway hosts what it calls the Festival of the Hills. This rich Apple Pound Cake with a caramel glaze celebrates the mature flavors of that event. It comes from Conway’s Martha Harrington, who serves it to guests at her homey Nestle Inn. She recommends dishing it up with a dollop […]