Mussels with Lobster Broth

These steamed mussels with lobster broth are made with just a handful of ingredients in under 30 minutes.

Serve these with French fries, pasta, or crusty bread for the ultimate appetizer or main course!


– live mussels – olive oil – lobster broth  white wine – butter  – shallots – garlic – red pepper flakes – lemon – fresh parsley

Inspect each mussels to know which ones to discard and not, remove beard, and clean shells using brush then rinse under cold water.

Add olive oil, shallots, red pepper flakes, and garlic to a large pot and cook over medium heat. Once garlic is fragrant stir in the white wine and cook until the wine reduces by half.

Add the lobster broth and lemon juice, and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the butter and season the broth with salt and pepper.

Stir in the mussels, cover with a lid, and give your pot a good shake. Cook for 2 minutes. If any mussels do not open, simply discard them.

Tips and Recipe Variations

- Don’t overcook the mussels. They're done by 3 minutes max! - Use a good quality pinot grigio or Sauvignon blanc for this recipe.



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