Baked Tahong (Mussels)

Baked Tahong or Baked Mussels is a well loved appetizer seafood dish. This recipe is simple and very tasty. It is like making your own homemade gourmet masterpiece with minimal effort and ingredients.

Baked Tahong
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
1 kg mussels (tahong), cleaned and boiled until the shells open
½ cup butter, softened (Selecta)
7 cloves garlic, pounded and minced
1 cup quickmelt cheese, grated (Eden)
1 small pouch mayonnaise (Lady's Choice)
  1. Preheat the griller.

  2. Combine butter, mayonnaise and garlic then mix well.

  3. Remove the extra shell from the mussel. Place some butter and garlic mixture on the mussels using a teaspoon or brush.

  4. Top the mussels with grated quickmelt cheese.

  5. Arrange the mussels in a griller lined with Aluminum foil.

  6. Grill for 10 minutes.

  7. Remove from the griller and transfer to a serving plate.

  8. Serve as an appetizer dish. Share and enjoy!