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Baked Mussels Casino

Its one of the best appetizer(pulutan) in the world. best paired with a bottle of wine.(a glass would not be enough for me,heheheh)..A great starter for a small catering “plated set menu”…We called it casino because the first time I made this was in school…Its an italian style starter paired with their wines while playing casino or any form of gambling….Did you know that mussels are full of healthful vitamins and minerals. Shellfish particularly mussels are one of the best dietary sources of zinc, a mineral necessary for keeping your immune system healthy and to promote the healing of wounds…

Ingredients: serves 3-4 persons

  • 15 pcs big mussels
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tbsp hot sauce & mayonnaise on top(optional)
  • 6 cloves finely chopped garlic
  • 1 medium finely chopped onions


  • in a pot, pour water and mussels and boil until it is mussels are opened. set aside. remove meat and save half shell
  • IN a pan, heat butter but do not boil, add in garlic and onions and bread crumbs . set aside
  • in a plate, pour in bread crumb mix and coat with mussels then place to its half shell
  • preheat oven for 5 minutes at 180 degree celsius, bake for about 10 minutes.
  • serve with mayonnaise on top and hot sauce
  • enjoy it while drinking a bottle of wine
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