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    Tinolang Tahong Recipe (Mussels Soup)

    June 13, 2010

    How to cook Tinolang Tahong

    Tinolang Tahong Recipe (Mussels Soup) is a soup made with plump mussels steamed in ginger root, spinach and a bit of Onion. This is a simple Filipino way of cooking tahong or mussels.

    Tahong or Mussels are an excellent source of vitamin B12 and selenium, which is an essential micro-nutrient. Vitamin B12 is important in the functioning of metabolism processes and a deficiency can cause fatigue and depression, as well as other symptoms. One hundred grams of mussels provides around 13% of your daily vitamin C needs and 22% of your daily iron needs. Tahong or Mussels are also good sources of other B vitamins (particularly folate), phosphorus, manganese and zinc.

    Tinolang Tahong soup is great during rainy season and lactating mothers, also a very good source of omega-3 fatty acids and are considered an excellent seafood soup choice.

    tinolang tahong recipe

    Tinolang Tahong Ingredients:

    • 1 kilo tahong ( mussels )
    • 1 thumb size ginger, sliced into strips
    • 1/2 head garlic, crushed
    • 1 medium size onion, sliced
    • 1 bundle kangkong tops, trimmed
    • 3 pieces green sili
    • Canola cooking oil

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