Easy Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe

Total Time: 25 minutes (15 min prep, 10 min cook)

Quick Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe

Quick Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe

1 pound lobster meat (chopped)
8 ounces elbow macaroni (you can use a different kind if you prefer)
4 ounces cream cheese
6 ounces fresh grated parmesan cheese
4 ounces shredded gruyere cheese
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 shallot, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 dash salt
1 dash pepper
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Deal of the Week: 55% Off Lobster

Fresh lobster is never cheap these days, which is why deals like these always put a smile on my Fresh Lobsterface.  From now until June 15th, Amazon Local is hosting a deal that gives you $225 to spend on fresh lobster from GetMaineLobster.com, for only $100.  Can’t spend $100?  The next best deal is $100 worth of lobster for only $50.  With lobster prices where they’re at (especially for us midwesterners), deals like these are hard to pass up.  Fresh lobster meat is CRUCIAL to making great lobster mac and cheese.  Again, the deal can be found here until June 15th. Continue Reading

The Best Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe

This is probably my favorite lobster mac and cheese recipe.  Like most lobster mac and cheese recipes, it’s easy to change the type of pasta, thicken the sauce, and/or adjust the seasonings, but overall I doubt you’ll find yourself changing much.

Total Time:  1 hr, 20 min (10 min prep, 1 hr cook, 10 min inactive)

Yield:  8 servings          Level:  Easy


The Best Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe.

The Best Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe.

  • 2 (8-ounce) lobster tails (raw).  Defrosted, Chopped, and pulled from shell.
  • 1 pound of penne pasta (or substitute your favorite kind)
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 4 tablespoons butter, plus 1 tablespoon for greasing dish
  • 2 small shallots, finely chopped
  • Ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 4 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups shredded sharp white Cheddar
  • 2 cups shredded Gruyere
  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup freshly chopped parsley leaves

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Good Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe

Total Time:  1 Hr 25 min  (15 min prep, 1 hr 10 min cook)

Level:  Easy              Yield:  6-8 Servings


  • 1.5 pounds of cooked lobster meat
  • Kosher salt
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 pound cavatappi or elbow macaroniEasy Lobster Mac and Cheese
  • 1 quart milk
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 12 ounces Gruyere cheese, grated (4 cups)
  • 8 ounces extra-sharp Cheddar, grated (2 cups)
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh white bread crumbs (5 slices, crusts removed)

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The First Lobster Mac and Cheese Blog!

Welcome, everyone!  This is the first blog post on the first lobster mac and cheese blog… ever.  Yes, it’s ok to laugh… I am too.  What started out as a simple search just so happened to turn into a bonafide conquest of all the best lobster mac and cheese recipes.  And I’m not talking about the kind you’d find on the back of a Velveeta box…. no, I’m talking about the Top Secret, “grandmother gave me this 20 years ago” kind of recipe.

Yes, mac and cheese is great as it is, but I’m a barrel-chested American.  I need protein.  Let the high schoolers, marathon runners, and sorority sisters have the regular stuff – I need some meat!  And what better way than to combine an American staple with some good ole’ fashion lobster.  Not the fake stuff either…  I’m talking REAL lobster mac and cheese.  The kind any lobster boat captain would be proud to eat (I’m pretty sure they eat lobster mac and cheese).

Now, I realize the price of lobster can be pretty darn expensive (at least if you live in the midwest, like me), so I’ll be on the hunt for some of the best overnight-shipped lobster deals out there.  If I’m lucky, I’ll be able to provide my readers with a nice coupon code for one of the Maine lobster companies I’ve got my eyes on.  And if that happens, my lobster mac and cheese production will sky-rocket.

So please, join me on my quest in finding the best lobster mac and cheese recipes.  If you happen to have a good one – please, share!
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