Gebakken Mosselen: Dutch Fried Mussels
4 1/2 pounds fresh mussels
2 small onions, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
3 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons ketchup
Clean mussels. Cook them in 2 cups of boiling water, covered, for
8 minutes. Remove the mussel meat from the shells. Mince the
onions, and mix with the crushed garlic.
Heat the butter, add the onion and garlic and fry until golden
brown. Lower the heat, add the mussel meat, salt, pepper and
ketchup and fry for 7-8 minutes.
Serving Ideas : Serve on toast or with potato salad
NOTES : You may use frozen already shelled mussels instead of fresh.
In which case, you would only need approximately 2 lbs of frozen