Chorizo Mussels are succulent, luscious, tender Mussels in a savory butter, chorizo wine sauce. It's SO good, it's slurp-worthy. Crusty bread for sopping up broth is a must!

Chorizo PEI Mussels

Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make a steam pot, steamed mussels
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 542 kcal
Chorizo Mussels are succulent, luscious, tender Mussels in a savory butter, chorizo wine sauce. It's SO good, it's slurp-worthy. Crusty bread for sopping up broth is a must!
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Ingredients

  • 3 pounds PEI mussels scrubbed and soaked (see instructions above)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 links Spanish Chorizo cooked, casings removed and crumbled
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 cup white wine or sparkling wine
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Crusty Bread for serving, optional

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients except mussels and bread in a large, heavy bottom Dutch oven or high sided pot.
  2. Bring to a boil and add mussels to steam, covering tightly with a lid.
  3. Keep covered for 4-5 minutes or until mussels have opened. Pour into a large serving bowl, making sure broth overs the mussels.
  4. Serve with fresh bread.
  5. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know! 

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Nutrition Facts
Chorizo PEI Mussels
Amount Per Serving
Calories 542 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 23g 115%
Cholesterol 194mg 65%
Sodium 3526mg 147%
Potassium 687mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 53g 106%
Vitamin A 35.4%
Vitamin C 56.7%
Calcium 6.2%
Iron 61.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.