Mussel Fritters

3:10 pm on 12 September 2014


  • 2 cups self raising flour + add one teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 cup mascarpone
  • I tablespoon parsley
  • salt and pepper
  • zest of one lemon
  • juice of 1 and a half lemons
  • 1 cup of pale ale
  • half cup of milk
  • 1 diced onion (sweated off in 1 tablespoon of butter)
  • 1 kilo of steamed mussels – take out of the shell and chop half of the mussels and put the other half in a food processor to chop up finer
  • 150g smoked chopped mussels
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped capers
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 handful of chopped spring onions
  • 2 tablespoons of malt vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chilli sauce
  • 100g grated parmesan cheese


Mix all dry ingredients with all wet ingredients

Pan fry in oil – they take a while to cook. Flip them over

Finish in a hot oven.


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