Oven-Steamed Mussels

From America's Test Kitchen Season 14: At the Seafood Counter

Why this recipe works:

To even out the cooking of our steamed mussels and prevent overcooking, we move them to the gentle, enveloping heat of the oven, in a large roasting pan, so they aren’t too crowded.

To even out the cooking of our steamed mussels and prevent overcooking, we move them to the gentle, enveloping heat of the oven, in a large roasting pan, so they aren’t too crowded.

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Oven-Steamed Mussels

Steamed mussels are quick and easy, with their own built-in, briny-sweet broth. So what’s the problem? Their stubborn refusal to cook at the same rate.

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Serves 4

Discard any mussel with an unpleasant odor or with a cracked or broken shell or a shell that won’t close. Serve with crusty bread.

Ingredients

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