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Mussels Recipes

Grilled Mussels with Curry Butter

Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, pressed  3 tablespoons butter, softened 1 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded 1 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 lime, thinly sliced 1  lime, cut into 4 wedges Directions Preheat an outdoor grill for high medium-heat and lightly oil grate. Whisk together the butter, garlic, curry powder, cumin, and salt in a… Read More »Grilled Mussels with Curry Butter

Steamed Mussels with Fennel, Tomatoes, Ouzo, and Cream

Ingredients 2 shallots, finely chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 bulb fennel – trimmed, cored and thinly sliced 1 large tomato, cubed 1/2 cup white wine 1/4 cup ouzo 1/2 cup heavy cream 4 pounds mussels, cleaned and debearded 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves, torn salt to taste Directions Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in shallots and garlic, and… Read More »Steamed Mussels with Fennel, Tomatoes, Ouzo, and Cream

Mussels Roasted In Almond-Garlic Butter

Ingredients 1/2 cup salted roasted almonds – chopped 1 stick unsalted butter – softened 2 cloves garlic – minced 1 medium shallot – minced 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Salt 4 pounds mussels — scrubbed and de-bearded 1/2 cup dry white wine Directions Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.  In a… Read More »Mussels Roasted In Almond-Garlic Butter

Classic Steamed Mussels in White Wine Recipe

Ingredients 1 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup lemon juice or white-wine vinegar (omit if your wine is very acidic) 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots or onions 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper 4 sprigs parsley 1 bay leaf 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme (omit if fresh isn’t available) 4 pounds medium mussels — sorted and cleaned 4 tablespoons cold butter (optional) 1/4 cup chopped parsley Directions Heat the wine, lemon… Read More »Classic Steamed Mussels in White Wine Recipe