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Beer battered mussels with Romesco sauce

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

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  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.

Method

For the beer-battered mussels

  • In a bowl, add the blonde beer, baking powder, granulated sugar, all-purpose flour and salt. Whisk until completely combined and the flour has dissolved.
  • Season the mussels with some salt and add 1 tablespoon of all-purpose flour.
  • Add the mussels to the beer-batter and mix to coat.
  • Add the mussels, one at a time, to a deep pan with hot oil. Fry in batches, making sure not to crowd your pan.
  • Mix and fry for 2-3 minutes, until golden and crunchy. When ready, transfer to a plate lined with paper towels and allow to drain from excess oil.

For the Romesco sauce

  • Chop the tomato into pieces and gently press on the pieces to remove excess juices and moisture.
  • Transfer to a blender and add the lemon zest, thinly sliced garlic, finely chopped chili peppers, red horned peppers, walnuts, bread cut into pieces, salt, pepper, honey, lemon juice and olive oil. Beat until all of the ingredients are completely incorporated.

To serve

  • Transfer mussels to a serving plate and serve with lemon wedges and fresh herbs and Romesco sauce.
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Nutritional
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Nutrition information per portion

291
Calories (kcal)
15 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

17.0
Total Fat (g)
24 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

2.4
Saturated Fat (g)
12 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

22.0
Total Carbs (g)
8 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

5.4
Sugars (g)
6 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

9.9
Protein (g)
20 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

2.1
Fibre (g)
8 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.2
Sodium (g)
20 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

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