Grilled Mussels With Shallot Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Oolala

From a supermarket recipe card. Need a grill wok or basket to make these. You can also use an aluminum foil lined grill rack.

Top Review by Dr. Jenny

I had some mussels that needed using and I didn't feel like doing a lot of work or heating up the house. I had never considered grilling mussels before until I stumbled across this recipe. DH said, "grilled mussels? How do you grill mussels?" at which point I showed him these easy to follow steps. We halved the ingredients to accommodate 1 lb of mussels. This worked fine. The grilled mussels turned out perfectly and we really enjoyed the shallot sauce. Thanks for expanding our horizons!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk together shallots, red wine vinegar, 1/4 cup of the lemon juice and the olive oil in a small bowl.
  2. Lightly coat a grill wok or grill basket or aluminum foil lined grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium high heat.
  3. Scrub mussel shells with a stiff brush, removing beards. Discard any opened shells.
  4. Sprinkle mussels with salt, pepper, and remaining lemon juice. Place on the grill wok, grill basket or grill rack.
  5. Grill mussels, covered with grill lid, 7-10 minutes or until shells open. Discard and unopened shells.
  6. Transfer mussels to a large dish and pour the shallot mixture over the mussels, stirring gently to coat; sprinkle with parsley.
  7. Serve immediately.

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