Hard Cider Mussels

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
In This Recipe


  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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