Many love seafood, so at the expanses of the Internet is increasingly possible to see interesting original recipes, which include mussels.But so far, is not every woman has an idea about how this delicious seafood should be cooked properly, so that it has not lost its taste and remained the same beneficial for the body.
decide to start with the purchase.usually dazzled by the diversity of seafood in supermarkets.On the shelves you can find and cooked frozen mussels (they cook 2-3 minutes), and frozen mussels (not more than 5-7 minutes), and fresh mussels in shells (they have to cook for 12-15 minutes, and purify yourself from the shell).Remember the most important rule: never cook clams longer allotted time, otherwise they will be stiff and completely unsuitable for use in food.Let's say you chose the frozen mussels.To learn how to cook them properly, and will be discussed further in this article.
First we introduce you to the easiest way to cook frozen mussels.To do this you will need a pan, water and salt.Half a kilogram of frozen seafood you have enough of the two glasses of water and two teaspoons of salt.You do not need to be defrosted before cooking mussels, rinse thoroughly under cold running water and immediately drop into boiling water for 5-7 minutes.After drain it, and shellfish will be ready for use.
If you want something more interesting than just mussels, cooked in salted water - you can use the following recipe.In a saucepan of boiling water, add salt to taste black pepper and allspice, bay leaf, rosemary, a few cloves of garlic, cut in half, and half a lemon.Pour frozen washed mussels in the water, reduce heat to a minimum and simmer without a lid for 7 minutes.
sure to try to cook boiled mussels in Korean.To do this, boil them in salted water, clean, add chopped semirings marinated onion, a teaspoon of lime juice, a pinch of nutmeg and a good season with all the red pepper.Remove the dish in the fridge, as the mussels are served in Korean necessarily cold.Optionally, you can add to them carrot, also prepared in Korean.
mussels are perfectly combined with a variety of side dishes, which gives you the opportunity to test their culinary skills and try to cook from already cooked clams original gourmet cuisine.For example, rice with mussels: fry in sunflower oil carrots and onions, add to them the washed rice and too lightly fry it until golden brown, then add the capacity of two cups of water in which the cooked mussels, salt and pepper, add a spoonful of tomato paste andbay leaves in place the pre-cooked rice cooked mussels stew and risotto a few more minutes on low heat.Serve hot to the table.
Mussels and includes a part of many salads.For example, the "Neptune" Salad: you need boiled mussels, shrimp and squid rings, cucumber, carrots and lettuce.Cucumber cut into half rings, carrots thin long strips, lettuce tear into pieces.Mix the vegetables with seafood and season with olive oil and lemon juice.Season with salt and pepper to taste.Ingredients salad can be changed to suit your taste preferences.
Keep in mind that the mussels can be thawed only once to remove them again in the freezer you will not work - will be irrevocably tainted shellfish and eat their food after it is not highly recommended.