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Grilled Mussels with Lemon Butter

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Mussels with Lemon Butter

Prep Time

50

Minutes

Cook Time

15

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

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What's this?

Get the wine out and get fancy with this dish. Fresh mussels are cooked in a white wine lemon butter sauce and served family style with country-style french bread.

Ingredients

  • 2 Pound Mussels, debearded, washed

  • 5 Quart water

  • 1/3 Cup salt

  • 2 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1/3 Cup white wine

  • 1 Whole lemon juice

  • 3 Tablespoon parsley, chopped

  • 1 Bread, French country loaf

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill and set the temperature to 375 degrees F (190 C). Preheat lid closed, 10-15 minutes.
  • 2

    Scrub mussels well in running water making sure to remove all dirt and barnacles.
  • 3

    Place clean mussels in a large bowl with 5 quarts (5 L) water and 1/3 cup (91 g) of salt for about 15 minutes.
  • 4

    Drain, rinse and repeat soaking method two more times to purge and remove all sand.
  • 5

    Melt butter in a saute pan over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute until fragrant. Add wine and bring to a simmer. Add mussels and lemon juice to the pan and toss to coat.
  • 6

    Cover with a tight fitting lid and transfer to the grill. Let the mussels steam 8-10 minutes. Remove from the grill and discard any unopened mussels.
  • 7

    Sprinkle with chopped parsley and transfer to a serving dish. Serve with sliced bread. Enjoy!