Frozen Mussels In The Air Fryer—Cooking frozen mussels in the air fryer is a quick and easy way to prepare a delicious seafood dish. Your frozen mussels will be perfectly cooked in minutes, with a crispy coating and juicy center. Serve them with a dipping sauce for a tasty appetizer or main course.

Frozen Mussels In The Air Fryer
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Cooking frozen mussels in the air fryer is a quick and easy way to prepare a delicious seafood dish. In minutes, your mussels will be perfectly cooked, with a crispy coating and juicy center. Serve them with a dipping sauce for a tasty appetizer or main course.

Why Make Frozen Mussels In The Air Fryer?

Air fryers are fantastic appliances for your kitchen. They make cooking easier and help you cook food healthier. If you’re looking for a way to cook frozen mussels in your air fryer, you’ve come to the right place!

If you love seafood, then you’ll love cooking with mussels. They are a delicious, healthy protein option and easy to prepare in the air fryer. Here’s why you should make frozen mussels in the air fryer:

  • They cook quickly so that you can have a healthy meal quickly.
  • The air fryer gives them a crispy outer coating, which makes them extra delicious.
  • You can prepare them with your favorite seasonings for various flavor combinations. Give them a try today!

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Frozen Mussels

Gather up your ingredients and get started!

How To Make Frozen Mussels In The Air Fryer

Remember the step-by-step directions and detailed ingredient list are below, in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post, as well as the nutritional information.

  • Frozen Mussels: The next time you go to the grocery store, grab a package from the freezer. I’ve listed some great brands below.
  • Butter: Use either salted or unsalted butter. It creates juicy and delicious mussels and a great sauce to soak up your crusty bread!

How To Cook Frozen Mussels In Air Fryer

Follow these simple steps to make perfectly cooked frozen mussels.

Air Fryer Frozen Mussels.

Add the frozen mussels to the air fryer basket. Set the temperature to 400 degrees F and set cook time for 4 minutes. Then, open the basket and stir the mussels. Add the butter on top and cook for another 4 to 5 minutes.

How To Make Frozen Mussels In The Air Fryer

Pro Tips For Cooking Frozen Mussels In Air Fryer

  • Butter: Add a lot of butter so that they can self-baste it in the air fryer.
  • Frozen: Keep your mussels frozen before adding them to the air fryer basket; they will cook better than if you thawed them.
  • Timing: Since all air fryers are slightly different, you must check on your food as it cooks. Remove the mussels when they’re fully cooked.
  • Shaking: For best results, shake the basket frequently during cooking.

Air Fryer Frozen Mussels

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Frozen Mussels In The Air Fryer

Air Fryer Frozen Mussels

4 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings

Description

If you're looking for a quick and easy seafood dish, look no further than air fryer frozen mussels! These little guys cook up in no time, and are the perfect appetizer or main course. So grab your air fryer and let's get cooking!

Ingredients 

  • 1 package frozen mussels
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Instructions

  • Add the frozen mussels into the air fryer basket. Set the temperature to 400 degrees F, and cook for 4 minutes. Then open your air fryer basket, and stir the mussels. Add the butter, on top, and cook for another 4 to 5 minutes.

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Cooking Spray
  • Parchment Paper, optional

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 50kcalCarbohydrates: 0.01gProtein: 0.1gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 46mgPotassium: 2mgSugar: 0.01gVitamin A: 175IUVitamin C: 0.02mgCalcium: 2mgIron: 0.01mg

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