By Eduardo − On Thursday, March 3, 2016, 6 years ago in Seafood Recipes
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Portuguese Mussels with Chouriço Recipe

Portuguese Mussels with Chouriço Recipe

Learn how to make this popular Portuguese mussels with chouriço recipe (receita de mexilhões com chouriço).
Preparation time 20 min
Cooking Time 15 min
Ready In 35 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter3 lbs of mussels1 cup of ground Portuguese chouriço1/2 large onion, sliced4 cloves of garlic, minced1/2 medium green pepper, sliced1/2 medium red pepper, sliced1/2 cup of white
2 tablespoons butter3 lbs of mussels1 cup of ground Portuguese chouriço1/2 large onion, sliced4 cloves of garlic, minced1/2 medium green pepper, sliced1/2 medium red pepper, sliced1/2 cup of white
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Directions

  1. Clean and de-beard the mussels, and then set aside.
  2. Set a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat, add 2 tablespoons of the butter to melt.
  3. Add the chourico and cook for about 1 minute.
  4. Add the onions, garlic, green peppers and red peppers, and saute for 1 minute.
  5. Add the wine and 1/2 cup of water, and stir.
  6. Add the mussels and cover; cook until the mussels open, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  7. Remove the saucepan from the heat, transfer the mussels to a large bowl, then spoon the cooking liquid with the onions, peppers and chourico over the top.
  8. Serve the bowl of mussels with bread.
Recipe & Photo Credit: foodnetwork.com
Sandy
Sandy
No garlic?
11 months ago, Saturday, February 19, 2022
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Eduardo
You can add to taste, but mince it.
11 months ago, Saturday, February 19, 2022
EJ
EJ
It’s in the recipe
11 months ago, Tuesday, February 22, 2022
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