How much to cook mussels?

Dmitry Chepcheruk
Dmitry Chepcheruk
July 25, 2012
How much to cook mussels?

Mussels are a world-famous delicacy. This sea meat is famous for its delicate taste and tenderness. You can cook a huge amount of dishes from mussels, but the simplest thing is to boil mussels. You can boil them in water, adding wine and vinegar, or in their own juice. How much to cook mussels - it depends on what mussels you purchased: fresh or frozen. Any mussels should be cooked until they open.

Conventional sign that mussels are ready - open sash, delicious smell and slight crackle.

  • On average, fresh mussels are cooked for 7 to 10 minutes, after cooking, they should be cooled and served with greens: cilantro, parsley, and seasonings to taste.
  • With frozen mussels, the situation is even faster: 5-7 minutes and they are ready. You can boil it in dry white wine (approximately 100ml), adding vegetable oil, pepper and other seasonings, salt, herbs and lemon juice.
  • How much to cook frozen mussels in the microwave is a very hot topic for modern housewives.At full power, they can be boiled in a small amount of water for 10 minutes.

Bon Appetit.