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steamed them with white wine, then topped them with this fresh sauce, which adds brightness and tons of flavor. to make the BEST tasting steamed mussels!

steamed mussels recipes

easiest steamed mussels recipe ever, with simple ingredients. Serve with pasta for the restaurant’s quality dinner. You can serve this as a light dinner with some crusty bread, or as an appetizer.

How to make steamed mussels !
Holding mussels under cool running water, scrub with a stiff sponge or vegetable brush, then debeard: grip the tough fibers extending from the shell and pull to remove. Discard beards.
Combine all the sauce ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well.
Place 1/2 cups of water and 1/2 cup of white wine in a large pot and bring to boil. Add the mussels, cover, and steam until the mussels all open, 5 to 6 minutes. drain water and divide.
Sprinkle with parsley, red onion, salt, and all the sauce. Serve with crusty bread slices, if desired.

steamed mussels recipes

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Cleaning mussels:
right before cooking clean them by running under cold water. Scrub the shells with a brush if you have one, or use your fingertips to remove any excess dirt. You may notice a fibrous brown string coming out from the side, this is the beard of the mussel and it’s inedible.

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steamed mussels recipes

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steamed them with white wine, then topped them with this fresh sauce, which adds brightness and tons of flavor. to make the BEST tasting steamed mussels!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: steamed mussels recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 205kcal
Author: Luda huang

Equipment

  • pot

Ingredients

  • For the sauce:
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper seeded and minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • For the mussels:
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh live mussels
  • 1/2 cup white wine use broth for whole30
  • 1/2 cup water

Instructions

  • Holding mussels under cool running water, scrub with a stiff sponge or vegetable brush, then debeard: grip the tough fibers extending from the shell and pull to remove. Discard beards.
  • Combine all the sauce ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well.
  • Place 1/2 cups of water and 1/2 cup of white wine in a large pot and bring to boil. Add the mussels, cover, and steam until the mussels all open, 5 to 6 minutes. drain water and divide.
  • Sprinkle with parsley, red onion, salt, and all the sauce. Serve with crusty bread slices, if desired.

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Notes

Cook mussels for 5 to 6minutes, until they open. Discard any that do not open.

Nutrition

Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 403mg | Potassium: 349mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 511IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 4mg
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