Mussel fritters

Mussels are an amazing food, packed full of nutrients and flavour. We think you’ll love them like this.

SERVES6
TIME TO MAKE15- 30 mins
MEAL TYPEBrunch
TIME TO MAKE15- 30 mins
MEAL TYPEBrunch

Method

  1. Gently mix together the chopped mussels, eggs, flour, parsley, spring onion, milk, and baking powder
  2. Heat a large frying pan and add 1-2 teaspoons of the oil
  3. Drop 2 Tbsp of batter into the pan for each fritter
  4. Cook until golden brown on each side and cooked through

Serve with green salad or seasonal vegetables.


Tips

  • For a vegetarian option swap the mussel meat for grated courgette- grate the courgette and squeeze out as much liquid as you can before adding to the mixture.

    Swap 1 cup of chopped fresh parsley for ¼ cup dried parsley.

  • 400g 
    or 3 cups cooked mussel meat, finely chopped (2kg whole raw mussels)
  • eggs
  • 2 cups
    wholemeal flour
  • 1 cup
    chopped parsley
  • spring onions, chopped (or ½ brown onion, chopped)
  • 1 ½ cup
    milk
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 tbsp
    oil
Per serve
  • Energy
    1482kJ
  • Total Fat
    12.4g
  • Saturated Fat
    2.4g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    40.3g
  • Sugars
    4.9g
  • Dietary Fibre
    5.5g
  • Protein
    24.7g
  • Sodium
    599mg