Cromane Mussels with garlic and herb breadcrumbs

A traditional mussel dish.

breaded mussels recipe

Serves 2 | Prep 40 mins


2kg of Cromane Mussels

50g butter, frozen and grated

50g fresh breadcrumbs

1 clove of garlic, crushed

Small bunch of chopped parsley

1 Lemon, cut into wedges to serve

Crusty bread warmed, to serve


  1. Put the Cromane mussels in a large pan with a splash of water, cover and cook until they are all opened.
  2. Remove the top shell for each mussel and place them on a baking tray.
  3. Mix the grated butter with the breadcrumbs, garlic and parsley.
  4. Sprinkle the breadcrumb mixture over each mussel and then cook under a very hot grill until they turn golden brown.
  5. Serve with a squeeze of lemon and some buttered crusty bread.