Spicy Mussels

Posted by Heart Niagara on

Prep time: 10 minutes
Serves: 8


  • 1⁄2 cup Chicken broth
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp Lemon zest
  • 1⁄2 cup Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Crushed dried chilies
  • 6 cloves Garlic, sliced thin
  • 5 dozen Mussels
  • 1⁄2 cup Dry white wine
  • 2 Spring onions, julienned
  • 1⁄4 cup Chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a small bowl mix together the broth, bay leaves, lemon zest and juice, chilies, and garlic.
  2. Wash mussels and remove beards.
  3. Gently heat the seasoned broth in a heavy bottomed saucepan.
  4. Increase heat to high and add mussels and wine. Cover and cook until mussels open, about 7 minutes.
  5. Discard any mussels that do not open during cooking. Divide mussels and broth among 4 bowls and garnish with spring onion and parsley.

Approximate nutritional information per serving: Protein 5g Total Fat 3g Carbohydrates 25g Calories 142 Sodium 280mg Cholesterol 5mg