Steamed Mussels with White Wine and Garlic

Steamed Mussels with White Wine and Garlic

Steamed Mussels with White Wine and Garlic - Circulon

Indulge in the comfort and elegance of this Steamed Mussels recipe enriched with aromatic white wine and fresh garlic. This quick and delicious mussels recipe comes together in minutes with the power of ScratchDefense™ nonstick wok. Picture this: plump steamed mussels delicately simmered in a fragrant broth of white wine, garlic, and topped with fresh parsley - a divine, throw-together recipe for cozy nights in, or lazy spring afternoon outside.

Finished with butter, this french mussels dish beckons to soaked up and savored with a crunchy loaf of your favorite bread. Elevate this steamed mussels with boiled spaghetti for a mouthwatering seafood pasta recipe. With the versatile new Circulon ScratchDefense™ 14-inch Nonstick Wok, the best seafood recipes are effortless, thanks to the superior heat distribution and heat retention. ScratchDefense™ nonstick technology allows to spend more time savoring meal time, with quick, rinse-and-go cleanup and a nonstick surface that lasts 130x longer that cheap, ordinary nonstick. 


  • Yield:

    4 appetizer or 2 entree servings


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2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
5 garlic cloves, sliced
1 1/2 cups dry white wine
1/2 cup clam juice
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 pounds mussels, scrubbed, de-bearded
Crusty bread for serving


  1. Heat oil over medium-high heat in the ScratchDefense™ 14-inch Nonstick Wok or ScratchDefense™ Nonstick Stockpot. Add the onion and garlic and cook until the vegetables begin to soften, about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add the wine and clam juice; bring to a boil, stir in the parsley and cook 5 minutes. Add the butter and stir until melted.
  3. Add the mussels, cover the pot, and cook until mussels open, about 5 minutes. (Discard any closed shells.) Serve immediately with crusty bread.