Kids in the Kitchen: Fun Lobster-Inspired Recipes for the Whole Family

Cooking can be a fun, educational, and rewarding experience for children. With the guidance and supervision of an adult, kids can explore the kitchen and cultivate a love for food and cooking. One ingredient to consider introducing your kids to is Maine lobster, a flavorful and nutritious seafood option. In this post, we will share some simple, fun, and kid-friendly lobster-inspired recipes from Cape Porpoise Lobster Co.

Lobster Tacos'portrait of father and daughter cooking together in kitchen

Who doesn’t love a good taco? Swap out the usual chicken or beef for some flavorful lobster and introduce your kids to a new taste sensation.


  • Cooked lobster meat
  • Small tortillas
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Shredded cheese
  • Sour cream


  1. Warm the tortillas in a pan or in the oven.
  2. Lay out the tortillas and let your kids add their choice of fillings: a spoonful of lobster meat, some lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and a dollop of sour cream.
  3. Serve and enjoy these tasty and easy-to-make lobster tacos!

Lobster Grilled Cheese

Put a seafood spin on a classic grilled cheese sandwich for a lunchtime treat that’s full of flavor and fun to eat.


  • Sliced bread
  • Butter
  • Sliced cheese (cheddar or Swiss works well)
  • Cooked lobster meat


  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread.
  2. On the non-buttered side of one slice, add a layer of cheese, some lobster meat, and another layer of cheese. Cover with the second slice of bread, buttered side up.
  3. Grill the sandwich in a pan over medium heat until the bread is toasted and the cheese is melted, flipping halfway through.
  4. Allow the sandwich to cool, then cut into bite-size squares for easier handling.

Lobster Mac and Cheese Bites

Turn a favorite dinner into a bite-size snack that’s perfect for little hands.


  • Your favorite mac and cheese recipe
  • Cooked lobster meat
  • Muffin tray


  1. Prepare your favorite mac and cheese recipe and stir in the cooked lobster meat at the end.
  2. Spoon the lobster mac and cheese into a greased muffin tray, filling each cup about three-quarters full.
  3. Bake according to your mac and cheese recipe until the tops are golden and bubbly.
  4. Allow the bites to cool before removing them from the tray.

By introducing your kids to cooking and the delicious taste of Maine lobster, you’re not only creating fun family memories, but you’re also encouraging a love of food and fostering valuable life skills. Remember, the key to great cooking starts with high-quality ingredients.

At Cape Porpoise Lobster Co., we provide the freshest Maine lobsters and seafood, right to your door. Order your fresh Maine lobster today from Cape Porpoise Lobster Co. at 1-800-967-4268.