MusselsBaked Tahong (Green Mussels from the Phillipines)

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Baked Tahong are steamed half-shells of mussels topped with garlic, butter and quick-melting cheese then baked. Phillipinos use green shell mussels. So the best way to do these is to use imported frozen New Zealand green mussels which are already on the half-shell.


a package of frozen New Zealand green mussels, defrosted
3 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped
1 cup quickmelt cheese, grated
chopped green onions served as garnish


  1. Process the garlic and butter together
  2. Place mussels on a baking sheet
  3. Top with the garlic butter
  4. Top with cheese




Baked Tahong (Green Mussels from the Phillipines)


  1. Panlasang Pinoy accessed 3/12/12
  2. Eating Club Vancouver blog accessed 3/12/12