|Preparation Time||20 Minutes|
|Cook Time||10 Minutes|
|Total Time||30 Minutes|
|Type||Appetizer; Main Dish; Side Dish|
|Diet||Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Carb; Low Cholesterol; Heart Healthy; High Protein|
1/3 cup diced Spanish chorizo
1 medium onion, diced
1 small plum tomato, diced
2 tablespoons canned green chiles, chopped, drained
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup beer, preferably dark Mexican beer, such as Negra Modelo
2 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded if necessary
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
Cook the chorizo over medium heat for 3-5 minutes or until beginning to brown. Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes. Add the tomato, chiles, cumin, and black pepper and cook for 3 minutes. Deglaze the pan with the beer.
Add the mussels, and return to a simmer. Cook the mussels on medium-low for about 7 minutes or until they have opened. Remove from the heat and discard unopened mussels.
Serve with cilantro and the pan sauce.
Calories: 285 cal
Total fat: 6g
Saturated fat: 1g