New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels with Macadamia, Chive & Citrus Kelp Crust
|12||New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels - half shell|
|250gms (9oz)||Macadamia nuts (sliced & toasted)|
|10gms (0.4oz)||Lemon kelp seasoning or substitute with a quality lemon pepper & wakame|
|1||Orange zest (fine) from a single orange|
|6||Chive spears (finely cut)|
|150gms (5oz)||Butter (softened)|
- Combine macadamia nuts, lemon kelp seasoning, orange zest and chives in a bowl & mix well, add butter & mix to combine.
- Loosen the mussel meat from the shell for ease of service. Top the mussel with the crust, evenly covering the mussel meat.
- Toast the crusted mussels under a hot grill (or bake in a hot oven) until the crust is toasted & the mussel is hot (1-2 minutes). Serve hot on a plate or platter (optional garnish - lemon wedges