Five Lobster Recipes Your Kids Will Love

lobster pot pieOne of the biggest struggles for parents with young children is getting them to eat new foods. And if you are looking for a way to introduce lobster to your picky eaters, serving it up boiled probably isn’t the best way. Luckily, there are lots of creative and kid-friendly ways to enjoy the distinctive flavors of lobster and ease your children into a seafood-loving mindset.

Whether your child’s favorite dish is mashed potatoes or grilled cheese, there is a delicious way to add lobster to the mix. Try one of our five go-to lobster recipes for kids and watch as your family enjoys every last bite of their flavorful meal.

Lobster Mashed Potatoes

Every kid’s favorite side dish, mashed potatoes can only be enhanced with the flavor of lobster. And this gourmet mashed potato recipe is one of the best. Mixed with cheese and topped with a creamy lobster sauce it is sure to become a family favorite.

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Lobster Mac and Cheese

With all your favorite cheeses, fun shaped pasta and golden brown breadcrumbs on top, this mac and cheese dish can be served for lunch or a dinner side. Simple to make as much more fun than boxed mac and cheese, your children will be begging to know your secret ingredient.

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Lobster Potato Salad

Looking for something fun to pair with this summer’s hamburgers and hot dogs? Lobster potato salad is the perfect companion! Prepared in under an hour, this dish is easy to make and sure to be enjoyed by family members of all ages. A great option for your next picnic or summer get-together, all the other parents will want this recipe after they watch their children chow down on it.

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Lobster Pot Pies

Baked in adorable individual bowls, your kids are sure to be charmed by these child-sized dishes. The lobster bisque is prepared with corn, potatoes, carrots and (of course) lobster meat, then topped with a fluffy pastry covering. Just be sure to give them plenty of time to cool before letting your little ones dig in.

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Lobster Grilled Cheese

A twist on every child’s favorite sandwich, this lobster grilled cheese looks absolutely incredible. What could be better than a fluffy roll with melted cheddar cheese and lobster tails inside?

The original recipe calls for garlic and red pepper flakes, but if you aren’t sure your little ones will enjoy the added heat, we recommend taking these ingredients out.

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Now that you have some delicious lobster recipe ideas your whole family is sure to enjoy, all that’s left to do is order some fresh Maine lobster from Cape Porpoise Lobster Co. and get cooking.

Have a great, kid-friendly lobster dish of your own? Please share it in the comments section below!

Written by Cape Porpoise Lobster Co.

Cape Porpoise Lobster Co.

When put quite simply: Cape Porpoise Lobster Company is the best of the best when it comes to quality seafood. In picturesque Cape Porpoise, Maine, in the village of Kennebunkport lies Cape Porpoise Pier. The Pier is an active fishing port; our people can be found right in the middle of all of this activity. It is in this port where we buy our lobsters, shrimp, mussels, and other fresh seafood–directly from the fishermen at the pier.

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