Mussel Recipes // Appetizers & Snacks // Mussel Angels on Horseback
Cooking Time
Cooking Time:
15 min
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
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Mussel Angels on Horseback


1 lb (500 g) fresh PEI Mussels, cooked
1⁄4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1⁄4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
1⁄4 tsp (1 mL) paprika
12 slices bacon, cut in halves


  1. Rinse fresh PEI Mussels under tap water. Tap any mussels that are still open and discard any that do not close after being tapped and rinsed. Set aside.
  2. Sprinkle mussels lightly with salt, pepper and paprika.
  3. Roll in bacon strips, fasten with wooden toothpicks and arrange on a wire rack.
  4. Bake in 400°F/230°C oven for 15 minutes.
  5. Turn and bake until bacon is crisp (Approx. 10 minutes).
Recipe source: PEI Department of Fisheries, Agriculture and Rural Development