Beer Baked Mussels

20130115-102343.jpgIn my local market, I found these New Zeland Green Mussels, already precooked and frozen. I defrosted the box and found that there more than we could eat and did them two ways. Beer Baked and Cooked in Coconut Curry https://thisgirlreallycooks.com/2013/03/18/coconut-curry-mussels/

Beer Baked Mussels

  • 20-24 Defrosted Precooked New Zeland Green Mussels
  • 1 beer, IPA, Stout, Ale or other flavorful beer
  • 1/3 onion, finely diced
  • 2-3 pats of butter or 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • Bread Crumbs
  • Parmesan Cheese (optional)
  • Cracked Salt and Pepper
  1. Pre Heat Oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat butter in small pan and add onions, sauté for a few minutes until golden
  3. Place mussels in the baking pan and pour the bottle of beer over the mussels
  4. Spoon the sautéed onion onto each mussel and add a little breadcrumbs and Parmesan Cheese to each mussel. Crack Salt and Pepper over them.
  5. Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes, checking often and basting the mussels with the beer broth.

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