Baked Tahong

Tahong (Mussels) is one of the most popular sea food in the Philippines. Filipinos do have many ways and style of cooking tahong. One of those recipes is the Baked Tahong. Baked tahong includes grilling the mussels over live coals. This recipe is popular as a “pulutan” for beer drinkers.

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Baked Tahong Recipe Ingredients:

* 1 kilo fresh large tahongs (mussels)
* 1/2 cup butter or margarine
* 5 cloves minced garlic
* 1/2 cup grated cheese
* 1/2 cup bread crumbs

Baked Tahong Cooking Instruction – How To Make Baked Tahong:

1). Place tahong on a pan (no water), cover and cook over moderate heat. When shells open up, drain. Remove top shell.

2). Melt butter, add minced garlic. Stir for 3 minutes.

3). Brush each tahong meat with butter-garlic mixture, top with grated cheese and cover with bread crumbs.

4). Arrange tahong on a baking sheet.

5). Bake in pre-heated oven with a low heat (250F). Bake for 10 – 15 minutes.

Note: Image may vary with the result of this recipe.

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24 thoughts on “Baked Tahong

  1. ♣ lily ♣

    There was a time in my life when I stopped eating tahong. Reason: I was so curious how the insides of the tahong look like so I opened it up. I saw an earthworm! errrrr!

    But, I have to try this one! 🙂

  2. Gil Camporazo

    I never try eating a baked tahong yet. But I usually do with these seafoods grill them. Once they open, I take it from its shell and eat it while it is still hot. It tastes so yummy and juicy while it is half-cooked.

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