Filipino Baked Tahong (Mussels) Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds (0.9 kilo) fresh large tahong (mussels)
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
How to cook Filipino Baked Tahong (Mussels):
  • Place tahong on a pan (no water), cover and cook over moderate heat. When shells open up, drain. Remove top shell.
  • Melt butter, add minced garlic. Stir for 3 minutes. Brush each tahong meat with butter-garlic mixture, top with grated cheese and cover with bread crumbs.
  • Arrange tahong on a baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven with a low heat (250°F). Bake for 10 - 15 minutes.

Notes:

The Filipino Baked Tahong (Mussels) is a very affordable dish. Great tasting food is easy to cook and is also healthy.

Hints:

Choose fresh mussels whith shells thightly closed, before cooking.
Slightly opened-up mussel shells can only be eaten if the shells tightly close-up when lightly tapped-on.
An open-up shell means that mussel is dead and therefore can be toxic throw it away.
Mussels will keep, in a large bowl, covered with a damp cloth, for up to 48 hours, refrigerated.

This recipe for Filipino Baked Tahong (Mussels) serves/makes: 4

The Filipino Baked Tahong (Mussels) recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Mussels (more Mussels recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)
Cuisine: Filipino (more Filipino recipes)

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