Mussels with Chorizo

Mussels with Chorizo
Using mussels from Taylor's Shellfish in Seattle, Chris whips up a funky dish that pairs perfectly with our Southwest Facing Sauvignon Blanc.

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  • 2lb mussels, cleaned and debearded
  • 2-3T butter
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 8oz. uncooked chorizo
  • 3/4C white wine
  • 1 1/2C chicken stock
  • 1/2-1t pepper flakes
  • 1T harissa paste
  • 1/2C heavy cream


  • Add butter to pan on medium heat
  • Add onion and cook until soft
  • Add 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • Add chorizo. Sauté lightly, but don’t cook fully
  • Add pepper flakes and harissa paste
  • Add white wine and turn up heat to medium-high
  • Add chicken stock. Stir and simmer for a few minutes
  • Add mussels and stir into broth. Cover and steam for 3-4min until shells open
  • Add cream. Stir to combine and serve!

**Don't forget to pour yourself a glass of that wine to enjoy while you cook and dine!