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BBQ Mussel Fritters & Garlic Lemon Aioli

Yields2 Servings

BBQ Mussel Fritters are a kiwi classic! Make these next time you’re having a BBQ and impress the whole family. They’re fresh, light and delicious.

BBQ Mussel Fritters & Garlic Lemon Aioli

 350-400g mussel meat, from mussels thawed
 2 eggs
 ¼ cup self raising flour
 ¼ cup Milk
 1 large handful parsley chopped
 1 spring onion, finely sliced
 A drizzle Avocado oil
 A pinch pink salt
 A pinch peppercorns
For the Aioli
 ½ cup Mayonnaise
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 lemon, halved
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  1. For the fritters: Scoop out the meat from the shells and weigh 350-400g. Pulse the mussel meat in a food processor until roughly chopped.
  2. Seperate the eggs into whites and yolks.
  3. Combine egg yolks, flour and milk to make a batter. 
  4. Mix in the minced mussels, parsley and spring onion. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Whisk egg whites until stiff and fold into fritter mixture.
  6. To make the aioli: mix together the mayonnaise and garlic. 
  7. For the BBQ: Heat oil on a BBQ plate or non stick fry pan on the BBQ and place the lemon halves flesh side down until charred. Squeeze juice into mayo, mix and set aside. 
  8. Use a dessert spoon to measure dollops of fritter mixture into the hot oil. Cook on both sides over medium heat until fritters are crispy brown and cooked through.
Nutrition Facts

Servings 2