Mussels Arrabiata Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6 - 8

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds fresh mussels
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 red chili, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 3 cans (15-ounce) Italian chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 glass white wine
  • 6 ounces black olives, pitted and halved
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • Warm crusty bread to serve
How to cook Mussels Arrabiata:
  • 1 Clean the mussels thoroughly in plenty of cold water and remove any beards from the shells. Place the mussels in a large bowl and cover with cold water. Change the water frequently before cooking and leave in the refrigerator until required for cooking.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan and sweat the onion, garlic and chilli until soft, but not coloured. Add the tomatoes and bring to the boil, then simmer for approximately 15 minutes.
  • Add the white wine to the tomato sauce and return sauce to the boil. Add the mussels. Cover and carefully shake the pan. Cook the mussels for 5-7 minutes or until the shells have opened.
  • Add the olives to the pan and cook uncovered for a further 5 minutes to warm through. Discard any mussels that have not opened. Season to taste with salt and pepper and sprinkle with chopped parsley.
  • Serve the Mussels Arrabiata immediately with warm crusty bread.
Mussels Arrabiata recipe

Note:

The Mussels Arrabiata recipe very easy to prepare and so good!

Comments:

Arrabbiata in Italian means “Angry”. All'arrabbiata means "angry style". Usually it refers to a spicy tomato sauce. It's named as such due to the heat of the peppers.

This recipe for Mussels Arrabiata serves/makes: 6 - 8

The Mussels Arrabiata recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Mussels (more Mussels recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)
Cuisine: Italian (more Italian recipes)

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