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West African Foods Spicy Fried mussels

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African Food: Spicy Fried mussels

Spicy Fried mussels Ingredients

1 Enough fresh mussels for everyone.
2 Stale bread (quantity depends on how many mussels you're making).
3 garlic.
4 Dried chilli (optional).
5 Fresh parsley.
6 salt.
7 Oil for frying.

Cooking Guidances

Step 1 Put bread, garlic and parsley in a chopper or food processor. Whizz up until you get breadcrumbs, add chilli at this point if using. Add an egg, mix up well using a fork. Set a side.
Step 2 Clean mussels, remove beard. Put in a large pan with no oil or water. Turn on the heat to medium, cover and cook for 2 mins or so until they just start to open. Drain and set a side to cool.
Step 3 Stuff each mussel with about a spoonful of breadcrumbs.
Step 4 Deep fry in batches for about 3 mins until nice and brown.
Step 5 Serve and enjoy :).
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