Grilled mussels with prosciutto

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Grilled mussels with prosciutto
  • 20 small_piece (500g) black mussels
  • 2 cup (500ml) water
  • 80 gram (2½ ounces) butter, softened
  • 50 gram (1½ ounces) thinly sliced prosciutto, chopped finely
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 green onions (scallions), chopped finely


Grilled mussels with prosciutto
  • 1
    Scrub mussels, remove beards. Bring the water to the boil in large saucepan. Add the mussels, cover, boil about 3 minutes or until mussels open (discard any that do not).
  • 2
    Drain mussels, discard liquid. Break open shells, discard top shell. Loosen mussels from shells with a spoon, return mussels to shells, place in single layer on oven tray.
  • 3
    Preheat grill (broiler).
  • 4
    Combine butter, prosciutto, garlic and onion in small bowl. Divide butter mixture over mussels, grill about 3 minutes or until browned lightly.