Cooked Mussels, 2 lbs

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Cooked Mussels, 2 lbs
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  • Wonderful taste
  • Cleaned, cooked and vacuum-sealed
  • Ready to serve with any distinctive sauce
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    Cooked Mussels:

    • Wonderful taste
    • Cleaned, cooked and vacuum-sealed
    • Ready to open and serve with any distinctive sauce you wish to add
    • Nothing looks so impressive, tastes so good and is so affordable
    • Truly festive and fabulous
    • All natural
    • Fully cooked; two 1-pound bags

    Ingredients: 

    Ingredients: Mussels. Contains Shellfish (Mussels).

    Directions: 

    Instructions: Do not thaw mussels before heating on stovetop or in microwave. Boiling: remove a vacuum sealed pouch from outer bag. Place unopened pouch into boiling water; boil for 7 minutes or until mussels are hot. Microwave: remove a vacuum-sealed pouch from outer bag. Puncture holes in pouch with a fork before placing into the microwave. Cook on highest temperature setting for 4 to 6 minutes - or until mussels are hot. Cooking time may vary depending on model of microwave

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    Specifications

    Nutrient Content Claims: Natural
    Count: 2
    Size: 2 x 16 oz
    Form: Frozen
    Primary Shelf ID: 1001782
    Model: 71475
    Brand: Fishin
    Features: Cleaned, cooked And vacuum-scaled And are ready to serve ,  All natural ,  2 one pound bags ,  Farm raised ,  Yes
    Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 13.00 x 11.00 x 7.50 Inches
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    Nutrition Facts

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 113 G
    Servings Per Container 8
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 130
    Calories From Fat 30
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat 3 G 5
    Saturated Fat 0.5 G 3
    Trans Fat 0 G
    Cholesterol 45 Mg 15
    Sodium 380 Mg 16
    Total Carbohydrate 3 G 1
    Dietary Fiber 0 G 0
    Sugars 0 G
    Protein 24 G
    Vitamin A 4
    Vitamin C 0
    Calcium 6

    (-) Information is currently not available for this nutrient.

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:**

    ** Percent Daily Values listed below are intended for adults and children over 4 years of age. Foods represented or purported to be for use by infants, children less than 4 years of age, pregnant women, or lactating women shall use the RDI's that are specified for the intended group provided by the FDA.

    Calories: 2,000 2,500
    Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
    Sat. Fat Less than 20g 25g
    Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
    Sodium Less than 2400mg 2400mg
    Potassium 3500mg 3500mg
    Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
    Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

    Calories per gram:

    Fat 9Carbohydrate 4Protein 4

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    Customer Reviews | 12 reviews | 4.9 out of 5

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    Tasty and convenient, but small
    2/22/2011

    Customer review by NiTeMaRe63

    4.0 stars 2/22/2011 by NiTeMaRe63
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    I like these because they are tasty and convenient. They are much smaller than the New Zealand green mussels I enjoy at the Chinese buffet, but they also have more flavor. A little salty, a little sweet, and not as rubbery. They taste good all by themselves, but dipping them in a variety of sauces is also good (and fun). The mussels are already cooked, so you only have to warm them. Sometimes I don't even bother warming them but let them thaw until there aren't any chunks of ice remaining in the shells. (What's the point of warming up already-cooked mussels only to cool them back down again so you can eat them chilled?) The convenience factor can be a food safety factor as well, compared to live mussels...in addition to cleaning, you have to make sure there aren't any dead mussels. With these precooked mussels, someone else has already done the work for you. The price is comparable to live mussels in my area. Oh yeah...I should add that my girlfriend doesn't care for New Zealand mussels but she liked this kind.

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    NiTeMaRe63
    Frankfort, NY
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:45 - 54
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Gender:Male
    Usage:A few times per month
    Wonderful!
    6/5/2016

    Customer review by Barb

    5.0 stars 6/5/2016 by Barb
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    One of my best discoveries at Walmart. Great price, great quality! I only buy these.

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    Mussels
    9/24/2013

    Customer review by PAP54

    5.0 stars 9/24/2013 by PAP54
    by PAP54

    I love this product. I completely defrost them before I add them to a hot mixture of garlic, chicken stock and white wine. Cover & cook for 10 minutes and they are done. The ones that do not open we open with a knife. Have not had a bad one in all that I have cooked. The problem is Walmart having them in stock!!!!!!!

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    PAP54
    Summerville, SC
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:55 - 64
    Gender:Female
    Usage:A few times per month
    Great Tasting
    4/9/2016

    Customer review by PaulV

    5.0 stars 4/9/2016 by PaulV
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    These go from freezer to table in minutes and I appreciate that they don't have a ton of shell bits and pieces!

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    PaulV
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Excellent quality and packaging
    6/17/2013

    Customer review by rds607

    5.0 stars 6/17/2013 by rds607
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    I often use these mussels to make Mussels, Tarento style. They are very well packaged, clean and delicious.

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    rds607
    Dillon, MT
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:65 or older
    Ownership:5 - 6 months
    Gender:Male
    Usage:Once per month
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    I bought frozen mussels from Walmart this morning and they have no directions. How do you cook frozen mussels? usually you cook them live and do not cook unopened ones. Since these are all dead anyway, how do I know they are safe to eat?
    by an anonymous customer 9/2/2010
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    • A. The first answer is simple. Pour hot water into a large pot, enough to cover and float the package. Open the outer packaging and place the inner package into the water. Do not put the mussels directly into the water. They will be fine this way but they taste better and are easier to make if you just boil the whole pack. The cooking time is totally arbitrary. At least thaw them. No specific temperature. I usually leave them in the hot water (with the burner on) until the package puffs up and the juice inside turns milky white. They will be quite firm if you do it this way. Drain and serve. All clam and crab type shellfish are fully cooked when you buy them frozen. You cannot freeze and transport uncooked shellfish of this type. It is too dangerous, and the food *will* spoil, so you never have to worry about that. You know they are safe to eat because someone processed them and took the dead ones out. There is always a chance that an unopened mussel is missed and you should always be on the lookout for funky looking clams. I typically will throw out 1-2 mussels per package.
      by Ginko882/16/2015
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    • A. I rinse all the ice off the mussels. I put quart of chicken stock, diced garlic and shallots, as much as you like, bring to a boil in a pan. Then add white wine, bring to boil, put in the mussels and cook 10-15 minutes. Serve. We have never gotten a bad one in all the years we have eaten them. The cooking directions are on the side of the bag.
      by PAP542/16/2015
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    • A. MUSSEL MISCONCEPTIONS First off, I eat mussels at least twice a week. I have never been sick. 1st misconception, don't eat mussels that aren't open after cooking. This is both true and false. Mussels that are bought in frozen bags are sorted par-cooked and immediately frozen in four steps. 1st and most important (to us) is sorting. The live are separated from dead mussels then quickly sent to the DE-bearding cooking and freezing in a quick assembly line. Live mussels from the fish market are a different story. If they die they start to decompose, collect sand and nasty junk. If opened you can smell the nasty. The mussels that go through the assembly line don't have the time to start the decomposition process. 2nd misconception- mussels have to be overcooked to kill bacteria. I admit to eating raw mussels! Like a oyster they can be safely eaten raw. But please take the steps to limit your risk (just like raw fish and oysters ect)...for fun Google the subject What makes a mussel poisonous is the area they live in. Red tide and dangerous plankton. They are filter feeders that filter micro organisms. The organisms poison the meat. no amount of cooking will remove poisonous meat or chemical contamination. DON'T PICK AND EAT MUSSELS LOCALLY. Enjoy your mussels-open the unopened mussels and check it out. Does it smell? is there sand in it? some of the best mussels Ive tasted have been in closed shells steaming in the their own juices
      by cookerofmussels1/31/2016
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    • A. There are cooking directions on the side panels of the bag. Microwave on one side, stove top on the other side. The mussels are already cleaned, de-bearded, and cooked before they are frozen. All you have to do is heat and serve, but sometimes I just thaw them if I want to eat them chilled like the New Zealand mussels at my local Chinese buffet. I don't know how they get the mussels closed after they cook them, but that's how they come in the package. Even the ones that don't open back up after heating them seem to be ok after forcing them open. Hope this helps.
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