Stuffed Mussels Recipe

They are pretty simple to prepare and your guests would enjoy them.

Pooja Nadkarni
Stuffed Mussels Recipe
1295 ratings.

Looking for party ideas? Go for Stuffed Mussels. They are pretty simple to prepare and your guests would enjoy them. It can become among the best appetizers if you love shell fish. In this recipe, the mussel meat is cooked separately using spices and stuffed back in the shells. It is a great appetiser for your parties and will be loved by every sea food lover.

Serve Stuffed Mussels as a starter along with other starters like Hyderabadi Chicken Shikampuri Kebab and Chicken Seekh Kebab

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Non veg starters such as

  1. Meen Varuthathu Recipe
  2. Egg Shoap Recipe
  3. Awadhi Style Nargisi Kofta Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

30 M


3 Servings


  • 30 Mussels , big ones
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic , minced or grated
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Tomato Ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried Thyme Leaves , optional
  • Parmesan cheese , for garnishing (optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil , for sauting
  • Salt , if required

How to make Stuffed Mussels Recipe

  1. To begin making the Stuffed Mussels recipe, open the mussels and remove the meat out. Wash and keep around 15-20 shells to stuff later.

  2. In a medium wok, kept on medium heat, add oil and saute garlic and onions till onions become translucent. Add green chilies, thyme, red chili powder and fry for few more seconds.

  3. Add mussel meat, cover and cook on medium heat for 7-8 minutes. Sprinkle turmeric powder and mix.

  4. Add ketchup, mix and remove from heat. Take a teaspoon of mixture and scoop into each of the mussel shells. Place all the stuffed shells on a baking pan.

  5. Sprinkle some Parmesan cheese on each of the stuffed shells and broil for about 4 minutes at 350 degree Fahrenheit. Remove out and serve immediately.