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How to Make Drunken Mussels

If you have 10 minutes, you have time to make this simple, fresh, and delicious mussels recipe. In this video, you’ll see how to pick the best, freshest mussels and cook them in a simple garlic, lemon zest, and white wine broth. You’ll also see a smart trick for chopping fresh parsley extra fast. The mussels will be steamed and ready in just minutes. When the shells are open, you’re ready to dig in to plump, gorgeous mussels in an amazing wine broth. Serve this with a splash of fresh lemon juice and some grilled bread. If you prefer, you can steam your mussels in beer, sherry, even clam juice or water. Watch the video, then get the recipe for Chef John’s Drunken Mussels.

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  • NathanDownUnder

I made this tonight using some mussels I didn't use in my Seafood Marinara I made for Mothers Day yesterday. Instead of wine I used beer, (an Australian lager), and it turned out beautifully. Goes well with the lager on the side, too. :P