Mussels With Chilli Wine and Garlic

Mussels with Chilli, Wine and Garlic


A simple way with mussels – easy to make and perfect for an entree or part of a seafood feast!


  • 12-15 mussels
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Herbie’s Spices Chilli Pasilla Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Herbie’s Spices Nutmeg Ground
  • 100mL dry white wine
  • chopped fresh parsley for serving
  • lemon segments for serving


  • Scrub mussels and remove beards.
  • Heat the oil in a heavy-based saucepan and add the garlic.
  • Cook over low heat until garlic begins to colour, then add the mussels, chilli, nutmeg and wine. Keep over low heat, shaking pan occasionally, for about 5 minutes until the shells have opened. Discard any unopened shells.
  • Tumble the mussels and sauce into a bowl, top with parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice.

Additional Tips

  • Serve with crusty bread for mopping up the juices.