Grilled, Crumbed Mussels

Grilled Mussels with Garlic Paprika Crumb
Difficulty - Medium
Prep time - 10 minutes
Cook time - 30 minutes

Grilled, Crumbed Mussels

Garlic is a perfect partner for shellfish. These mouth-watering mussels topped with a garlic paprika crumb serve perfectly as a light appetizer. Grilled in the oven this recipe is quick and easy and is sure to delight your guests.

Tips with Butter

Westgold Butter whipped in a food processor turns out super white and light, to serve with that special meal.


50g Westgold butter
8-10 fresh mussels
70g stale bread
1 clove garlic
2 tbsp chopped parsley
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp lemon zest
salt and pepper


Steam open mussels in a little white wine until open (discard any unopened mussels). 

Remove beard and place mussel back inside half shell. 

In a processor, place all other ingredients except butter and mix until you have a mix of fine and chunky breadcrumbs. 

Add soft butter and pulse until butter is incorporated. 

Spoon into mussels a press gently. 

Place under hot grill until sizzling and golden.

Serve with a toothpick.

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