White Miso Mussels with Watercress

Save Recipe
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 17 min
  • Prep: 2 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Nutrition Info
Share This Recipe


2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

1 1/2 cups pale ale beer, or sake

2 pounds mussels

3 tablespoons white miso paste

4 ounces watercress leaves or spinach,, ends trimmed


  1. Heat butter in a 3-quart cast iron pot over medium heat. When butter foams, add ginger and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add sake and bring to a boil. Add mussels, stir to coat, cover, and steam until mussels open, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Using a slotted spoon, remove mussels to a serving plate. Add miso to sauce and stir until smooth. Remove from heat, stir in watercress, pour over mussels, and serve.

Mussels in White Wine

White Wine Steamed Mussels

Spicy Mussels with White Wine

Garlic and White Wine Mussels

Almond and White Wine Mussels

Mussels with White Wine and Leek

Mussels in a White Wine Sauce

Mussels with White Mushrooms and Hazelnuts

🤤 More Drool-Worthy Recipes