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Cape Fish’s lobster rolls: the cupcake of the sea


  • 4 tbs butter
  • 4 good quality hot dog buns
  • 4 tsp mayonnaise
  • ½ a lemon juice
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • Salt & pepper (try the Funky Ouma Black Garlic salt available in-store – it’s a perfect match for the recipe) 


Step 1 - The buns

  • In the microwave, melt the butter. 
  • Brush half the butter onto the outer sides of your buns.
  • Whack on the braai or gas cooker and toast the buns until golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes per side. 
  • Remove the buns from the pan and gently pry open the tops.

Step 2 -The lobster

  • Combine all the herbs and lemon juice with the remaining melted butter to create your basting sauce.
  • Follow these instructions to braai the lobster

Step 3 - Serving

  • Spread a generous amount of the mayonnaise on the inside of each bun. 
  • Pull the lobster tail meat from the shell and place inside the bun.
  • Season and serve. 
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