Baked Tahong

Baked Tahong from Pinay In Texas Cooking Corner


  • 2 lbs large tahong (mussels)
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 cloves minced garlic
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp parsley flakes
  • 2 stalks green onions, for garnish


  1. Place tahong in a pan (no water), cover and cook over medium low heat. When shells open up, drain. Remove top shell.
  2. Melt butter in microwave. Add minced garlic and stir.
  3. Mix cream cheese and cheddar cheese together. Add salt, black pepper and parsley.
  4. Preheat oven to 300F. Brush each tahong meat with butter-garlic mixture, top with cheese mixture and cover with Panko bread crumbs.
  5. Arrange tahong on a baking sheet. Bake in pre-heated oven for 15 – 20 minutes or until panko bread crumbs turned light brown.
  6. Transfer to a serving platter. Garnish with chopped green onions. Serve warm.