“This is a good recipe to go when you get bored of typical wine
based or tomato steamed mussel.”
Serving: 4 | Prep: 30m | Ready in: 40m
Ingredients
• 1 tsp. cooking oil
• 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
• 1/2 small onion, diced
• 1/2 cup tequila
• 1/4 cup water
• 1 lime, juiced
• freshly ground black pepper to taste
• 2 tbsps. diced jalapeno peppers (optional)
• 2 lbs. fresh mussels, scrubbed and debearded
• 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Direction
• Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and red pepper; cook
for 5 minutes while stirring frequently.
• Mix in jalapenos, fresh pepper, lime juice, water and tequila. Boil the
mixture and add mussels. Top the mussels with cilantro and use a tight-fitting
lid to cover. Let it steam until all mussels have opened, about 3 to 4 minutes
(remove those haven’t).
Nutrition Information
• Calories: 132 calories;
• Total Carbohydrate: 5.7 g
• Cholesterol: 18 mg
• Total Fat: 1.8 g
• Protein: 7.4 g
• Sodium: 174 mg