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This delicious Mussel dish will be a hit with family and friends.
Melt butter then add the crushed garlic, lemon juice and parsley – give it a good mix and it’s ready.
De-beard the mussels whilst your BBQ heats up. Place the mussels over the flames and let them cook until they open.
Once they open spoon some of the butter mix into each mussel so that it cooks in all those lovely flavours.
You may need to assist your mussels to open wide enough which is fine but do not force any open that remain tightly shut – throw them out.
Keep an eye on the heat you want your mussels to open but sometimes it can get too hot and burn the shell and not open.
Also if your mussels are really fresh they will still have sea water in them.
This will do two things- a. provide enough salt so you do not need to add salt to the butter mix and b. steam the mussel inside before it opens.
Be careful when taking the mussels off the BBQ as you don’t want to spill all of the delicious juice your mussel has been cooked in.
Best way to eat them is to carefully pry off one side of the mussel shell and then using the shell with the mussel sitting in it like a spoon – eat and make loud slurping noises!!
10 mussels per person
This mixture is enough for ten mussels.
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