Beer Battered Chilean Mussel Bites

Beer Battered Chilean Mussel Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 kilogram fresh Chilean mussels washed and cleaned
  • enough water for boiling
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 piece fresh lemon juiced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 – ½ cup MAYA All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

Batter:

  • ½ cup MAYA All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 tablespoons MAYA Cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup cold beer
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Prepared garlic aioli sauce for dipping

Instructions

  1. In a pot, boil Chilean mussels with enough water plus 2 teaspoons of salt. Let it come to a boil and cook mussels for another 2-3 minutes. Cool and then remove/pry mussels from their shells.
  2. In a separate bowl, season cooked mussels with lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Dredge mussels in flour seasoned with garlic powder until fully covered. Shake any excess flour. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together all ingredients for batter mixture. Dip the floured mussels into the batter mixture and deep fry on hot oil until crisp and brown.
  4. Serve with garlic aioli as dipping sauce or any sauce of your choice.

Recipe Notes

Yield: 2-3 servings

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