Recipes: Mini Lobster Rolls

Lobster rolls have been traditional summer sandwich dating back to 1929. A traditional lobster roll is a sandwich filled with lobster meat and served in a roll or hotdog bun. If you are hosting an event this summer consider serving miniature lobster rolls. These bite-sized lobster rolls are a tasty and fun version of the traditional sandwich that will surely please your guests!

3 1/2 cups cooked lobster meat (from 4 boiled 1-pound lobsters), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon coarse salt
1/4 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, (optional)
1 ounce (2 tablespoons) salted butter
8 top-split hot dog buns (1 package), halved crosswise

Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Toast buns in the oven for 2 minutes on 350 degrees F. Fill buns with ¼ cup of lobster salad