Mussel Fritters

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Kiwi Kathy

I found this recipe on the Geocities Website. Whipped it up for lunch today and these fritters are devine. Light and tasty and they go down a treat. The recipe notes that Basil is the secret ingredient in this recipe.

Top Review by lilyfound

1st time I've subscribed to comment on a recipe....Have to say; I'm a Kiwi, and have made many a Mussel fritter in my time. It wasn't until I began cooking these, I realized I hadn't sautéed onions and garlic ; never having made them any other way! I loved the lightness of these and purity of taste. Quite delicious thank you...I doubled the recipe and will share them around tomorrow. xx

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lightly steam mussels until they just open.
  2. Remove beards, take from shell and chop roughly. (Not too fine).
  3. In a bowl, beat the eggs, Sift in the flour and baking powder and beat with a fork to combine.
  4. Stir in the mussels, salt, pepper, basil and parsley.
  5. Melt butter over a medium heat. Drop mixture into butter and fry pancake style until golden brown, then flip and cook until golden on other side.
  6. Enjoy!

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