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Crunchy Baked Mussels Recipe

Crunchy Baked Mussels Recipe

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How To Make Crunchy Baked 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: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 16 large mussels, cleaned and debearded
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).

  2. In a bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, melted butter, minced garlic, chopped parsley, salt, and pepper.

  3. Place the cleaned mussels in a single layer on a baking sheet.

  4. Spoon the breadcrumb mixture over each mussel, pressing it gently to adhere.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, or until the breadcrumbs are golden and the mussels are cooked through.

  6. Serve the crunchy baked mussels hot, with lemon wedges on the side.


  • Calories : 180kcal
  • Total Fat : 9g
  • Saturated Fat : 5g
  • Cholesterol : 46mg
  • Sodium : 318mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 10g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Protein : 15g
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