Mussels recipes

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    2003 International Chowder Winner

    • John Petcoff, co-owner of seafood restaurant Oyster Boy in Toronto, carried off the grand prize at last year's chowder simmer-off at P.E.I.'s...
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    2003 Paderno P.E.I. Chowder Champion

    • Chef Jeff McCourt of the Courtyard Café in Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown gussies up his chowder with even more seafood,...
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    Allison's Mussels

    • Sitting around a bowl of mussels, dipping them into their white-wine cooking liquid or melted garlic butter is a grand way to start a summer party....
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    Anytime Seafood Bake

    • By Tania Chugani, winner, Fish or Shellfish category and Grand Prize winner. Not only did we love this dish, but also the whole presentation,...
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    Baked Curried Mussels

    • Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C). Scrub mussels and remove beards if necessary. Discard any that do not close when tapped. In saucepan, add...
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    Barbecue Mussel Bake

    • Now that mussels are supermarket-available and virtually pot ready, they make a fuss-free summer supper. The bonus? You can cook the bivalves right...
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    Beer and Bacon-Steamed Mussels

    • Serve with crusty bread for sopping up the juices. Choose a favourite local microbrew (wheat beer is best) for steaming, as well as serving...
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    Beer-Steamed Mussels

    • In Prince Edward Island, where the world's best mussels are plentiful, this dish is served with melted butter for dipping the mussels and crusty...
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    Bicol-Style Philippine Mussel Soup

    • Bicol province in the Philippines is known for its spicy food, often using coconut. Here, the coconut is in the accompanying bread, Puto. In the...
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    Chilled Mussels on the Half Shell with Mignonette Sauce

    • Mussels are very economical yet make a party feel extremely special, especially with this elegant presentation.
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    Chowder-Style Mussels

    • Enjoy this meal in a bowl with toasted, halved whole wheat rolls brushed with olive oil and basil to sop up the juices, and a salad that includes...
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    Coconut Curry Mussels

    • Add an intriguing flavour twist to your barbecuing season with these mussels in a delicious broth – straight from the grill. Asian Home...
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    Curried Mussel Chowder

    • Scrub mussels and remove any beards. Discard any that do not close when tapped. In Dutch oven, cover and steam mussels with water over...
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    Dalvay Seafood Chowder

    • This chowder comes from executive chef Andrew Morrison of the spectacular Dalvay By-The-Sea Heritage Inn and Dining Room on P.E.I.'s North Shore....
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    Easy Bouillabaisse

    • In large saucepan, heat oil with butter over medium heat; cook shallots and bay leaf, stirring often, until shallots are softened, about 3 minutes....
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    Flaky Seafood Pie

    • One of the pleasures of the cooking traditions of the British Isles is seafood pie, with its bounty of northern seafood in a creamy sauce topped...
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    Garlicky Herb Steamed Mussels

    • Mussels come naturally bite-size, making them well suited to get-togethers at an antipasti table. You can also prepare clams, such as littlenecks...
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    Linguine with Tomato Mussel Sauce

    • Mussels steam in about five minutes and are an excellent choice for a quick supper. You can often buy them (scrubbed clean with the beards mostly...
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    Marinated Mussels

    • Marinated Mussels
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    Maritime Medley Seafood Soup

    • Bring Nova Scotian shores to your kitchen with this vividly coloured and flavoured soup. Serve with crusty bread and a salad of early spring greens...
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    Maritime Memories Mussel Steamer

    • This MEAL-IN-A-POT campfire dinner brings back memories of seaside meals in Atlantic Canada. Serve with crusty rolls to soak up the delicious broth.
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    Mediterranean Fish and Mussel Stew

    • Since fish and shellfish cook so quickly, this tomato, wine and herb rague is one of the quickest stews to make. It's a good dish to make for...
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    Mediterranean Seafood Soup

    • This hearty broth-and-seafood combination has vibrant colour as well as terrific flavour. Choose thick (1 inch/2.5 cm) fish fillets.
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    Mediterranean Steamed Mussels

    • A dinner honouring Mom at the Cousvis household wouldn't be special without steamed shellfish. This simple sit-down appetizer uses fresh Prince...
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    Mussel and Sweet Potato Chowder

    • Michael showcases Canadian ingredients at Maple, the chic downtown Halifax restaurant where he is chef-proprietor. Here he adds plump P.E.I....
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    Mussel Sausage Simmer

    • In Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown sausage, in batches. Transfer to plate. Drain fat from pan. Add red onions, garlic, paprika...
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    Mussel Simmer Supper & Mixed Greens with Dijon Vinaigrette

    • Serve with Baguette and Mixed Greens with Dijon Vinaigrette (see recipe links below).
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    Mussels in Black Bean Sauce

    • These mussels are in a rich, fragrant broth and take no time to clean or cook; most are already cleaned and only need to be rinsed. Chinese black...
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    Mussels in Black Bean Sauce

    • Serve over steamed rice alongside broccoli sautéed with garlic and a pinch of hot pepper flakes.
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    Mussels in Fennel Tomato Sauce

    • Scrub mussels, removing any beards. Discard any that do not close when tapped. Set aside. Drain and dice tomatoes, reserving juice. Set aside....