Mussels South of Two Borders


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30 mins (prep 30)
11 ingredients
2 servings
Prince Edward Island may account for a healthy share of the world's mussel production, but this recipe takes those mollusks farther south for a Latin American preparation that combines chorizo, chiles and beer.

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup diced spanish chorizo, (see ingredient note)
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 small plum tomato, diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped canned green chiles, drained
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup beer, preferably dark mexican beer, such as negra modelo
  • 2 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded if necessary (see tip)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Nutrition

Serving Size (575.61 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 440.96 Calories from Fat 91.44
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.16g 31.26%
Saturated Fat 1.93g 19.28%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 127.01mg 84.67%
Sodium 1302.03mg 108.5%
Total Carbohydrate 20.94g 13.96%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 54.52g 218.09%
Vitamin A 725.76IU% Vitamin C 36.29mg%
Calcium 122.67mg% Iron 17.94mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
spanish chorizo, diced, medium onion, plum tomato, small, canned green chiles, ground cumin, freshly ground pepper, chopped fresh cilantro
 

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