Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare seafood rolls through step 2 (15 minutes)
  • Prepare salad, complete seafood rolls; serve (10 minutes)

 Summer Seafood Rolls


4 Bakery hot dog buns
2 ribs celery, finely chopped
1/3 cup green onions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup Italian parsley, finely chopped
Juice of 2 lemons
2 teaspoons + 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons herb garlic butter, divided
1 lb peeled/deveined shrimp
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon truffle oil (optional)


  • Cut hot dog buns in half lengthwise, leaving 1/2-inch uncut.
  • Reserve yellow leaves from center of celery (1/2 cup); chop celery (1/4 cup). Chop green onions and parsley.
  • Squeeze lemons for juice (3 tablespoons).


  1. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2-3 minutes. Place 2 teaspoons olive oil and 1 tablespoon herb butter in pan, then add shrimp; cook 2-3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Transfer shrimp and pan juices to medium bowl; chill 4-5 minutes (or may be served at room temperature). Reduce heat to medium.
  2. Spread 2 teaspoons herb butter inside each bun. Toast buns in same pan, butter side down, 1-2 minutes or until golden; set aside.
  3. Whisk together: lemon juice, 1/3 cup olive oil, truffle oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper.
  4. Stir into shrimp: celery, celery leaves, parsley, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add dressing and toss to coat. Fill buns with seafood mixture and serve.

 Chunky Avocado Salad


2 medium avocados, coarsely chopped
1 large tomato, coarsely chopped
1/3 cup black olives, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup green onions, coarsely chopped
1 lemon, for juice
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Cut avocados and tomato into bite-size pieces; chop olives and green onions.
  2. Squeeze lemon for juice (2 tablespoons) into salad bowl. Add salt and pepper to lemon juice; whisk in oil.
  3. Add remaining ingredients; gently toss to coat. Serve.

Aprons Advice

  1. Complete your meal with fresh ears of corn, sweet potato fries, and a decadent chocolate dessert.
  2. This seafood roll can be made with shrimp, scallops, lobster, or a combination of seafood.
  3. Truffle oil adds a gourmet touch to make this a restaurant-quality meal.