Boston Mussels

Boston Mussels

Easy seafood recipe! Perfect as a meal for two with some nice crusty bread and a salad.
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Seafood
Servings 2


  • 1 Lb. Mussels
  • 1 Lb. Little Neck Clams
  • 2 Cloves Garlic minced
  • ½ White Onion sliced
  • 2 Sprigs of Scallion/Green Onion
  • 1 Link Chorizo Sausage sliced
  • ¼ Cup Sherry Wine
  • 1 ½ Cup Chicken Stock
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • ½ Lemon


  • Remove the mussels and clams from packaging- throwing away any that are open or have a cracked shell.
  • Clean remaining, running under cold water, strain and set aside
  • Heat large fry pan on med/high heat add 1 tablespoon of butter, onion, and chorizo, cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook another 2 minutes, adding some salt and pepper.
  • Add Littlenecks and mussels stir around for 1 minute.
  • Add sherry wine and chicken stock and 1 Tablespoon of butter
  • Put the lid on the pan and cook mussels/clams for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve in a bowl or over linguini.


Caution: If any clams/mussels did not open fully after cooking. DO NOT attempt to open and eat!
Keyword Dinner, easy
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