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Lunchbreak: Mussels

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Executive Chef Stephen Henry

Streeterville Social

455 N. Park Drive

Chicago, IL 60611



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Prince Edward Island mussels, Loews Zephyr beer, ‘nduja, and preserved orange , fine herbs

Recipe makes (1) portion


  • Mussels- PEI 10 ounces
  • Loews Zephier lager or a good lager beer - 8oz
  • Chopped Shallot - 2 tsp
  • Chopped Garlic - 1 tsp
  • ‘Nduja –   2 ounces (4 T), ground/paste
  • Cold, Unsalted Butter - 2 T
  • Fresh Orange – ½ orange
  • Fine Herb - 1 tsp


  1. Using a thick bottomed skillet, heat until hot, add in 2 T of butter.
  2. Toss in the garlic and shallots stir until translucent.
  3. Add in the ‘nduja, stir in well.
  4. Add the beer and cover until it comes to a boil.
  5. When boiling, remove the cover and toss in the mussels.
  6. Cover and cook for about five minutes.
  7. Remove cover, check if the mussels are open.
  8. Sprinkle with fine herbs and squeeze the orange on top of the mussels.
  9. Serve immediately in a large bowl or mussel pot.
  10. Optional: Grilled garlic bread, French baguette, or sourdough for serving.
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