Hard Cider Mussels

By Amanda
March 16, 2015
Hard Cider Mussels

Author Notes: Crisp new take on a restaurant classic Amanda

Serves: 4


  • 3-4 pounds fresh mussels
  • 2 Large Shallots
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 Bottle Hard Apple Cider
  • 2 tablespoons Pub Style Mustard


  1. First make sure all of you mussels are alive. If you pinch them and they don't close, discard them.
  2. Sweat garlic and shallots in a pan on medium until they are fragrant. About 5 minutes.
  3. Add hard apple cider to deglaze pan. Reduce liquid by half, about 5 minutes.
  4. Lower heat slightly and add mussels and cover. Simmer for 5-8 minutes or until tender.
  5. Serve with crusty bread

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