Mussels Bulhão Pato style

Portuguese style Mussels are locally known as Mexilhões à Bulhão Pato. This is a simple, quick and easy to do dish, with simple and healthy ingredients. You can truly enjoy the freshness of the mussels by just adding natural flavours as wine, garlic and olive oil and few herbs on top of it. Try it out and tell us what do you think:

 

Ingredients

  • 4 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 lb mussels
  • 1/4 cup Portuguese white wine
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander
  • 1/4 chopped parsley

 

Method

1 – In a large frying pan, add the garlic and olive oil to the pan and set it on low heat.
2 – Once the garlic has browned a bit, add all of the mussels to the pan.
3 – Pour a bit more of olive oil and the wine into the pan. Stir the contents together in the pan.
4 – Set it on medium heat and cover the pan.
5 – Cook for 5 minutes, or until the mussels are done and opened.
6 – Cover with the chopped parsley and coriander and mix it well.
7 – Pour the mussels and the rest of the contents into a serving bowl.
8 – Serve with bread for dipping, and enjoy it!