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Spanish-style Mussels

Ingredients:

450g Packet mussels on the half-shell

1 Small onion, very finely diced

100g Chorizo, very finely chopped

½ Tsp (3ml) smoked paprika

2 Tbsp (30ml) parsley, chopped

1 Cup (250ml) fresh breadcrumbs

Finely grated peel of 1 lemon

Squeeze of lemon juice

3 Tbsp (45ml) olive oil

Method:

Place mussels on a baking tray.

Heat olive oil in a frying pan, add onion and chorizo and fry until they begin to colour, about 3-5 minutes.

Add smoked paprika and cook for a minute.

Remove from heat and mix in parsley, breadcrumbs, lemon peel and olive oil together in a bowl.

Add a squeeze of lemon juice and season to taste

Spoon mixture over the mussels.

Cook under a preheated grill until the breadcrumbs are crisp and golden brown, about 3 minutes.

Makes about 30allow 3 per person

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