Spicy Mussels with Chorizo and Wine

Spicy Mussels with Chorizo and Wine might be a good recipe to expand your hor d'oeuvre repertoire. For $2.29 per serving, this recipe covers 25% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains approximately 25g of protein, 36g of fat, and a total of 502 calories. This recipe serves 5. This recipe from Foodnetwork has 16 fans. A mixture of red pepper flakes, chicken stock, heavy cream, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 50 minutes. Overall, this recipe earns a pretty good spoonacular score of 75%. Similar recipes include Grilled Mussels With Red Wine and Chorizo, Spanish Mussels with Chorizo and Tomato-Wine Sauce, and Spicy Mussels And Chorizo.

Servings: 5

Preparation duration: 30 minutes

Cooking duration: 20 minutes

 

Ingredients:

3 tablespoons butter

1 1/2 cups chicken stock

8 ounces fresh chorizo, removed from casing

French bread, for dipping

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon harissa

1/2 cup heavy cream

2 to 3 pounds fresh mussels, scrubbed and debearded

1 medium onion, chopped

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

3/4 cup white wine

Equipment:

dutch oven

sauce pan

frying pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Watch how to make this recipe. Special equipment: If harissa cannot be found, substitute 1 tablespoon of tomato paste plus 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, cook the onions in the butter over medium heat until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and chorizo to the onions and cook until the sausage loses its raw color, about 5 minutes. Add the harissa and red pepper flakes, and then turn up the heat to high. Once fragrant, deglaze the pan with the wine, allowing to bubble for a minute. Lower the heat to medium, add the chicken stock and bring to a simmer. Add the prepped mussels and cover to steam until the mussels open, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the cream and stir. Serve immediately with plenty of sliced French bread for dipping.

 

Step by step:


1. Watch how to make this recipe.

2. Special equipment: If harissa cannot be found, substitute 1 tablespoon of tomato paste plus 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper.

3. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, cook the onions in the butter over medium heat until soft, about 5 minutes.

4. Add the garlic and chorizo to the onions and cook until the sausage loses its raw color, about 5 minutes.

5. Add the harissa and red pepper flakes, and then turn up the heat to high.

6. Once fragrant, deglaze the pan with the wine, allowing to bubble for a minute. Lower the heat to medium, add the chicken stock and bring to a simmer.

7. Add the prepped mussels and cover to steam until the mussels open, 3 to 4 minutes.

8. Add the cream and stir.

9. Serve immediately with plenty of sliced French bread for dipping.


Nutrition Information:

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369k Calories
18g Protein
24g Total Fat
11g Carbs
12% Health Score
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Calories
369k
18%

Fat
24g
38%

  Saturated Fat
14g
88%

Carbohydrates
11g
4%

  Sugar
2g
3%

Cholesterol
110mg
37%

Sodium
1158mg
50%

Alcohol
3g
21%

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Protein
18g
36%

Vitamin B12
11µg
186%

Manganese
3mg
163%

Selenium
44µg
63%

Iron
4mg
26%

Phosphorus
238mg
24%

Vitamin C
18mg
23%

Vitamin A
1078IU
22%

Vitamin B2
0.31mg
18%

Vitamin B3
2mg
14%

Potassium
476mg
14%

Vitamin B1
0.2mg
14%

Folate
50µg
13%

Zinc
1mg
12%

Magnesium
43mg
11%

Vitamin B6
0.18mg
9%

Vitamin E
1mg
8%

Copper
0.15mg
8%

Calcium
66mg
7%

Vitamin B5
0.59mg
6%

Fiber
0.75g
3%

Vitamin K
2µg
2%

Vitamin D
0.29µg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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