Steamed Mussels Recipe
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Are you looking for a simple steamed mussels recipe? Well, here are the ingredients and procedures in cooking steamed mussels.

Due to its price, availability, and taste, mussels are well-sought. Here in the Philippines, it costs P20-P40 a kilo and will even go down depending on your haggling skills.

My suki, who goes by the name “suki,” and used to call me “pogi,” would send me text messages if she has a delivery of mussels and oysters. When I’m there to buy, she would allow me to pick from her bucket without any charges.

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One of the best and convenient ways to cook this is by steaming. Well, it’s actually confusing, because you are not steaming, you are boiling it.

Well, I don’t care about the term. I knew that this steamed mussels recipe is easy to do and will result in a sumptuous dish.


  • 1 kilo mussels- cleaned
  • 2 cloves garlic – minced
  • 1 medium onion – chopped
  • 2 thumb-size ginger – chopped
  • 2 pieces tomato – chopped
  • 1 cup water


  1. In a casserole, put the water, garlic, onion, ginger and tomatoes. Then, bring into a boil.
  2. Add the mussels.
  3. Cover the casserole and put into boil for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve and enjoy.


  • To eliminate grit caused by the food of the mussels, you can soak them overnight with cold water and salt.
  • As you can notice, I add a cup of water. This is because I found a recipe without water too salty.
  • This steamed mussels recipe is best during colder days.

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