Rating: 4.5 stars
19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

Shying away from the typical tomato or wine based steamed mussel recipe? This one features tequila and lime and it as easy as 1..2..3 to prepare! Serve right away with some crusty Italian bread to soak up the juice.

Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
total:
40 mins
prep:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Cook red pepper and onion in oil, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes.

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  • Stir in tequila, water, lime juice, fresh pepper and jalapenos. Bring to a boil, and dump in the mussels. Sprinkle the cilantro over the mussels, and cover with a tight fitting lid. Allow to steam for 3 to 4 minutes, or until all mussels have opened (discard any that don't).

Nutrition Facts

132 calories; protein 7.4g; carbohydrates 5.7g; fat 1.8g; cholesterol 17.8mg; sodium 174mg. Full Nutrition
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