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Author Topic: Is it OK to freeze live uncooked mussels in their shells?  (Read 786 times)

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I've just googled myself to death trying to find a unanimous answer to "Can I freeze live uncooked mussels?" and the internet's general consensus is a resounding yes, no, well maybe, ah but then again maybe not. Result? I don't know what to think.

So, to cut through the cyberfog, can anyone tell me (especially if they have any personal experience of freezing uncooked mussels) is it or is it not advisable to freeze live uncooked mussels?
And is freezing any uncooked live shellfish, such as clams for example, a good, bad or toxic idea? 


As a secondary question, how about freezing already-cooked mussels at home? I always seem to make too many so I have leftover mussels and plenty of that that mussel soupy stuff left over. Any special tricks worth noting?
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