California Lobster Roll

Who said lobster rolls were for summer only? These California lobster rolls will have you making them all year long. Tender lobster with hints of fresh lemon and herbs on a warm brioche bun make the perfect pairing with our Haire Vineyard Chardonnay.

California Lobster Rolls

Try this dish out for yourself. This may be simple but it is sure to impress all your guests.

Prep Time — 15 min
Total Time — 20 min
Makes 4

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  • 1 1/2 lbs — Cooked lobster meat
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. — Fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup — Crème Fraiche
  • 1 tbsp — Chives
  • 1/2 tbsp. — Minced parsley
  • 1/2 tbsp. — Minced tarragon
  • 1/4 cup — Celery, diced
  • 1 — Avocado, thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 — Brioche Buns
  • 2 tbsp. — Salted butter, melted
  • Maldon salt for finishing


  1. Chop lobster meat into small pieces and place it into a mixing bowl.
  2. Add lemon zest and squeeze in lemon juice, add crème fraiche, diced celery, herbs, and a little salt and pepper. Mix everything together and set aside. 
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and brush the insides of the brioche buns with melted butter. Place them buttered side down in the skillet and toast until deep golden brown.
  4. Divide lobster evenly among the rolls, top with avocado and finish with a sprinkle of Maldon salt.

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Featured Wine

2019 Montaña Dorada Vineyards Chardonnay

This Chardonnay bursts with rich and complex aromas of pineapple rum cake, white peach, nectarine, coconut cream, spiced pears, baked apples, and lemon bars, with notes of cinnamon stick, caramelized sugar, and key lime pie – reminiscent of your favorite bakery. The palate has a vibrant entry with mineral tension throughout, combined with citrus and tropical flavors and a long, elegant finish. Winery Exclusive

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