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Eat these bad boys right out of the jar,or use them in your favourite shellfish recipes.
Make and share this Pickled Oysters or Mussels recipe from Food.com.
- Prepare the shellfish first by scrubbing shells.
- Steam the shellfish just enough so that the shells become open.
- Strain the liquid from steaming and cool in the refrigerator.
- Remove the meat from the shells.
- Put all the ingredients (except the bay leaves and lemon) in a large pan, and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Leave to cool.
- Pack the cooled meat into sterilized jars, adding a bay leaf, some cloves and a slice of lemon to each jar.
- Pour the cooled vinegar mixture over the meat to cover.
- Seal firmly and store in the refrigerator.