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Lobster Grilled Cheese

Lobster Grilled Cheese

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4 people

How do you take an ordinary grilled cheese sandwich and turn the flavor volume up to eleven? Simple: just add lobster. The contrast between our fresh, rich, buttery, fluffy, sweet lobster meat and melty, slightly tangy sharp cheddar (not to mention crunchy, salty buttery bread) is a beautiful thing. Think of it as a Down East twist on a classic that allows you to get more mileage out of your lobster meat—this recipe yields four generous sandwiches, and if you add a cold, crisp pickle spear and some potato chips, you have a meal that will satisfy and delight a group of hungry foodies. To save time, order your lobster pre cooked and de-shelled, bibs optional! If you are looking to buy a lobster grilled cheese we sell them as well!

Ingredients

country-style white bread 8 slices country-style white bread
sharp white cheddar cheese 28 large slices sharp white cheddar cheese
salted butter, softened 4 tablespoons (1/2 a stick) salted butter, softened
pre-cooked fresh lobster meat, tails, claws, and knuckle meat 1 lb. pre-cooked fresh lobster meat, tails, claws, and knuckle meat
chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley, tarragon, and chives, if desired ¼ cup chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley, tarragon, and chives, if desired

Instructions

Recipe created by Vanessa Seder for Maine Lobster Now®
Step 1
Chopping up lobster

Chop lobster into ½-inch pieces and set aside..


Step 2
Buttering the bread

On a large cutting board, butter one side of each slice of bread.


Step 3
Placing lobster and cheese on the bread

Flip bread over, then layer half of the un-buttered sides with a slice of cheese, lobster, fresh herbs if desired, and another slice of cheese. Top with the remaining slices of bread buttered-side up.


Step 4
Grilling the sandwich

Heat a large heavy-bottomed skillet over medium heat. Add the sandwiches in batches, if necessary, and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 3 to 5 minutes per side. Slice each in half and serve immediately. Enjoy!