Mussels ‘au gratin’

mussels au gratin ingredients

  1      kilogram  mussels — thoroughly cleaned
  100 grams  bread crumbs
  2      sprigs  parsley — finely chopped
  1      chilli — finely chopped
  1      clove  garlic — finely chopped
          zest of a lemon — finely chopped
          olive oil

  • Open the mussels by putting them in pan with a little olive oil and heating for around 5 minutes
  • Remove the top shell from each mussel and arrange them in a single layer on a baking tray.
  • Mix together the bread crumbs, parsley, chilli, garlic and lemon zest in a bowl.
  • Add a little olive oil and mix again. Keep adding olive oil in the way until the mixture has a ‘crumble’ like consistency
  • Top each half shell with a little of the mixture.

mussels au gratin assembled

  • Bake for around 15 minutes at 200 C

mussels au gratin finished dish

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