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Spicy Baked Mussels

  • 2 lbs. mussels, cleaned
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup finely shredded cheese, or more
  • ½ cup chopped parsley & chives
  • 2 tbsp. melted unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp (white) sugar
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp hot sauce (i.e. tabasco)
  • 1 tbsp red crushed pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ ground black pepper
  • Olive oil, for drizzling
Clean mussels, rinse and drain (pat dry with paper towel). In a bowl, mix the rest of the ingredients well. Using a small spoon, top each and every mussels with the filling. Drizzle with olive oil and bake for 15 minutes, or until the cheese has melted and golden brown over 350ºF. Serve immediately.