Thursday, 25 October 2012

Grilled Mussels with Cheese Recipe

24 green lip mussels
100gm butter
3 cloves of garlic
100gm parmesan cheese
enough water to cover
white wine, chardonnay
1tbsp chopped bacon ( i used ham)

1.Cream the butter and crushed garlic, add the chopped bacon and put aside.
2.Remove the beards from the mussels and scrub and put into a pot.
3.Cover with enough water to cover musselsand bring to a boil.
4.Once mussels start to open but not fully remove the pot from stove and discard any that havent opened
5.Shell the mussels and put mussel meat in one halve and lay out on oven tray.
6.Sppon 1/2tsp of white wine into each mussel and a nob of garlic butter/bacon onto each top, with an even amount of parmesan cheese, about 1/2 tbsp on each,
7.Grill under a hot grill until butter and cheese melted and turn into light brown colour. Done!