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Baked Tahong Recipe (Baked Mussels)

Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Filipino
Author: Eduardo Joven


  • 1 kilo fresh large tahong mussels
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese Quick Melt type
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs


  • Place tahong(mussels) on a pan (no water), cover and cook over moderate heat.
  • When shells open up, drain.
  • Remove top shell.
  • Melt butter, add minced garlic.
  • Stir for 3 minutes.
  • Brush each tahong meat with butter-garlic mixture, top with grated cheese and cover with bread crumbs.
  • Arrange tahong (mussels) on a baking sheet.
  • Bake in pre-heated oven with a low heat (250F).
  • Bake for 10 - 15 minutes