Fried Mussels are crunchy alternative snack to impress friends and guests! It’s good for every occasion, with any kind of sauce, and perfect to make it your own with any personal or special touch.
Clean 1kg of mussels under running water. Add them to a large saucepan over high heat. Cover the pan and cook until the shells are open
Strain the mussels and discard the liquid
Let the mussels cool down and remove them from the shells. Discard the shells
Coat the mussels in ½cup of semola rimacinata flour mixed with salt to taste
Fill half of a pan with vegetable oil and bring it to 170°C over high heat. If you don't have a thermometer, test the oil by adding a piece of any vegetable. It will be ready when small and continuous bubbles form
Reduce the heat to medium and fry the mussels until crispy. Drain them on paper towel
Transfer to a bowl. The Fried Mussels are ready
Enjoy them with the sauce of your choice!
Yield 2 people
Semola Rimacinata Flour½ cup
Vegetable Oilto fry