Lobster Mashed Potatoes

By: Bert Witham, Maine Lobsterman

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Serves 6-8


  • 6-8 1-11/4lb New Shell (in season) lobsters
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 10 medium potatoes
  • a dollop of sour cream
  • 4-5 cups fresh peas (or other fresh green in season)
  • Evaporated milk (small can)
  • Salt and pepper


  • Cook and pick lobsters. Sauté lobster meat in fry pan with butter, until butter turns orange.  Add evaporated milk to mixture.
  • Cook and mash potatoes; add sour cream.
  • Cook peas or seasonable greens.
  • Serve mash potatoes on plate, create a “well” in each serving, ladle lobster mixture into “well”, serve with fresh greens.