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Barbecued Mussels Recipe

Barbecued Mussels Recipe

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How To Make Barbecued Mussels

Mussels may be the cheapest kind of shellfish that you can get, but that doesn’t make them any less delicious! When prepared the right way, they can transform into a kind of entrée that’s worthy of anyone’s praise. And with this collection of the best mussels recipes in your arsenal, you’ll have tons of options to explore. Make a wine-infused meal, stir them into soup dishes, or use them for pasta sauces. The decision lies entirely in your hands.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2 pounds of fresh mussels
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


  1. Preheat the barbecue grill to medium-high heat.

  2. Rinse the mussels under cold water and discard any that are open or cracked.

  3. In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, chopped parsley, salt, and pepper.

  4. Place the mussels on the grill and cook for about 5 minutes, until they begin to open.

  5. Brush the garlic mixture onto the mussels and continue cooking for another 5 minutes, until all the mussels have fully opened.

  6. Remove the mussels from the grill and serve immediately with lemon wedges on the side.


  • Calories : 197kcal
  • Total Fat : 9g
  • Saturated Fat : 1g
  • Cholesterol : 38mg
  • Sodium : 386mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 6g
  • Dietary Fiber : 0g
  • Sugar : 1g
  • Protein : 22g
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