Chef John

490 RECIPES

30+ years of experience in the culinary industry

Grilled Mussel with Garlic

Grilled mussel with garlic is an elegant and satisfying appetizer for any occasion. The seafood flavor of the mussel is complemented perfectly with the pungent taste of garlic.

Turn mealtime into a joyful experience
CUISINES: Chinese
LEVEL: EASY
TIME:
SERVING: 2 People
INGREDIENTS:
  • 9 Large Musselsㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ
  • 【Fried Garlic Oil】
  • ¼ cup Cooking Oil
  • ¼ cup Garlic, Minced (1cup for fry, ¼ cup for mix)
  • ¼ cup Garlic, Minced
  • 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • ½ tsp Sugar
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp White Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch Mixtureㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ
  • 【For The Mayonnaise】
  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juiceㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ
  • 【Topping】
  • 1 cup Mexican Style Cheese
LET'S START
【Fried Garlic Oil】Step 1
【Fried Garlic Oil】Step 1
【Fried Garlic Oil】Step 1
Add oil in a pan over medium heat. Pour in the garlic and deep fry until golden brown. (Make sure that the heat is not on too high during the cooking process, otherwise it will burn easily.)
【Fried Garlic Oil】Step 2
【Fried Garlic Oil】Step 2
【Fried Garlic Oil】Step 2
Put half of the fried minced garlic and the other half of the raw garlic in a bowl.
【Fried Garlic Oil】Step 3
【Fried Garlic Oil】Step 3
【Fried Garlic Oil】Step 3
Add oyster sauce, sugar, salt, white pepper, and water starch. Mix well and set aside.
【Mayonnaise Sauce】
【Mayonnaise Sauce】
【Mayonnaise Sauce】
Mix the mayonnaise with lemon juice and set aside.
【Assemble】
【Assemble】
【Assemble】
Put a little 【Fried Garlic Oil】on the mussel. Topping with mayonnaise and cheese.
【Bake】
【Bake】
【Bake】
Bake in the oven at 350°F /180°C for 15-20 minutes.
Enjoy!
Enjoy!
Enjoy!