Michael Symon features Simple Steamed Mussels, as seen on Food Network Kitchen Live.
Recipe courtesy of Michael Symon

Simple Steamed Mussels

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings



  1. Place a cast-iron enameled Dutch oven over high heat and add the olive oil. Add the onions, garlic and butter and briefly cook until the onion softens, 2 to 3 minutes, then stir in the chili flakes. Add the mussels, Chardonnay and chicken stock. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook until all of the mussels have opened, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove the lid then add the parsley.
  2. Preheat a grill pan over medium heat. Brush the bread slices with olive oil on both sides. Grill until toasted on both sides, 30 seconds per side.
  3. Serve the mussels with a rustic piece of grilled bread.