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Mussel po' boy

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Mussel po' boy

Method

  • Shell the mussels and add their meat into a bowl.
  • Heat the sunflower oil in a pot or in a deep frying pan over medium heat.
  • In a bowl add the buttermilk, the cayenne pepper, salt, and mix with a spoon. 
  • In another bowl add the maize flour, the all-purpose flour, and mix with a spoon.
  • Dip the mussels into the bowl with the wet ingredients and then into the bowl with the dry ingredients, until they are completely coated.
  • Fry the mussels in batches for 2 minutes, until they are golden. 
  • Remove the mussels from the pot with a slotted spoon and place them on a plate with paper towels that will absorb the excess oil.
  • Serve with tartar sauce and finely chopped dill.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

126
Calories (kcal)
6 %

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.

3.2
Total Fat (g)
5 %

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.

0.5
Saturated Fat (g)
3 %

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.

11.0
Total Carbs (g)
4 %

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.

0.5
Sugars (g)
1 %

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.

13.0
Protein (g)
26 %

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.

0.0
Fibre (g)
0 %

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.

1.4
Sodium (g)
23 %

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.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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