Crispy Tahong Recipe

There are many sea foods to be found on our local markets. No wonder, there are also lots of dishes to make with those. To give you a delicious example you can easily try at home, here is crispy tahong recipe. Aside from the tahong, there are other ingredients used like flour, cornstarch, garlic powder, salt, pepper, cooking oil for frying and vinegar for dipping. Perfect for those running-out-of-time moments during morning to cook breakfast. Having this recipe will save you from it as this is very easy and quick to prepare. Also a great dish to serve and pair with fried rice. Surely you will end up doing this dish over and over again especially if you love sea foods. A mouthwatering dish, so cook it now using this easy to follow recipe and add this to your file of dishes to cook during gatherings and simple get together with family and even with friends. Surely they will love visiting you as you put this palatable dish on the dining table.  


2 pounds large half-shell frozen tahong, thawed
1 cup flour
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Cooking oil for deep-frying

Spiced Vinegar Dip:

1 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 small red onion, peeled and diced
3 – 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
1 – 2 Thai chili peppers, minced
4 – 5 whole peppercorns, cracked
1/2 teaspoon salt


1. Remove mussels from shells. Wash and drain well.
2. In a bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Dredge shelled mussels with flour mixture to completely coat.
3. In a pot, heat about 2-inch deep of oil over medium heat. Deep-fry, turning once or twice, flour-coated mussels until golden brown, crispy and cooked through.
4. Remove from heat and drain on paper towels.
5. Serve the crispy tahong (Deep-Fried Mussels) hot with spiced vinegar dip.

Spiced Vinegar Dip:
1. In a bowl, combine vinegar, onions, garlic, chili pepper, peppercorns, and salt.


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