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Chilli and Tomato Mussels – Customer Recipe

Hi Latimers

I bought a kilo of mussels from you on Saturday, you suggested on twitter that I send you the recipe:


Chilli & Tomato Mussels

Serves 4


1 tbs olive oil
1 lrge brown onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, sliced
1 cup dry white wine
2 x 450g can tomatoes, diced
2 tbs tomato paste
1 tsp dried chilli flakes or 1 tsp of ground chilli paste
1 tsp sugar
2kg mussels, scrubbed and debearded
1/2 cup parsley, chopped (optional)
crusty bread, to serve


1 Heat oil in a large, deep pan, Add onion and garlic and cook gently over low heat for 2-3 minutes. Add white wine and bring to the boil. Simmer for 3 minutes.
2 Add tomato, tomato paste, chilli flakes and sugar. Stir well and bring to the boil.
3 Add mussels to pan. Cover with a lid and cook for a few minutes over high heat, shaking pan occasionally. Remove lid and using a slotted spoon, remove mussels as soon as they open and place in a serving dish. Discard any mussels that do not open.
4 Remove pan from heat, add parsley and stir well. Pour sauce over mussels and serve immediately with crusty bread.





Thanks for that James – I’m looking forward to trying this out – sounds good!  We love hearing from our customers what they’ve done with their seafood – so anyone who wants can send in their recipes and we’ll put them in our website library for everyone to try. Feel free to comment on the recipes too – and send in photos.


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