Fried Mussels


  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs
  • ¾ kg large mussel meat
  • 3 tbsp. tartare sauce
  • 1 tbsp. dry mixed aromatic herbs


  1. Place eggs in a bowl and season with a little salt and pepper.
  2. Combine breadcrumbs and herbs in a separate bowl, mix well.
  3. Dip mussels in egg mixture, then roll in breadcrumbs.
  4. Deep fry mussel meat in hot oil, until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and serve immediately with tartare sauce.

Serves 4.

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