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Mussels au Gratin Serves 2

  • Ingredients:

  • 455g (1lb) Bantry Bay Mussels, defrosted
  • 55g (2oz) parsley, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 6 15ml spoon (6 tbsp) breadcrumbs
  • 6 15ml spoon (6 tbsp) pecorino or Parmesan cheese, grated
  • grated rind 1 lime and juice of half a lime
  • salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 6 15ml spoon (6 tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 lemon and 1 lime to garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F, Gas Mark 6
  2. Cook mussels according to the instructions on the packet.
  3. Mix together parsley, garlic, breadcrumbs, cheese, grated rind and lime juice. Season and mix with the olive oil. Blend thoroughly.
  4. Split cooked mussels in half and discard the empty shells. Spread mussels in half shells with the breadcrumb mixture and arrange in a shallow ovenproof dish.
  5. Bake for approximately 15-20 minutes until lightly browned.
  6. Serve garnished with lemon and lime wedges.

Recipe kindly donated by The Seafish Industry