Expert Tips for Preparing Mussels
4 Jul 2014 8:30 AM
Seafood expert Julie Ray shares her top tip for preparing mussels.
The ‘beards’ of mussels can be removed before or after cooking them. If doing it before, make sure the mussels are closed.
To close an uncooked mussel, tap it with your fingers or run it under cold water.
Once it is closed, place your fingers at the top of the mussel, wiggle the ‘beard’ up, then pull it out.
Have you ever tried cooking mussels? Do you have any tips for cooking seafood?