Chorizo Beer Steamed Mussels

May 18, 2022 / By Foodland

Chorizo Beer Steamed Mussels

“This dish is very easy to prepare, cook and serve. It has bold flavors, a rustic feel and is great for entertaining a party or potluck!"
- Chef Greg Moad, Chef de Cuisine, Foodland Farms Ala Moana
Course Side Dish
Servings 5 Servings


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound Chorizo Sausage
  • 2 ounces shallots
  • 2 ounces sundried tomato
  • 24 ounces light beer
  • 2 pounds green shell mussels
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Place mussels in a bowl, wash and rinse under cold water to remove any debris and sand.
  2. Heat a medium sauce pot over medium-high heat.  Remove the casing from the chorizo sausage and crumble into small pieces.
  3. Add chorizo into the sauce pot and cook until caramelized.
  4. Add the shallots and sundried tomato, and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add the light beer and bring to a boil.  Reduce the light beer by half of its volume.
  6. Then, add the mussels, cover and steam for 5-7 minutes or until cooked through.
  7. Transfer mussels and broth to a serving bowl and drizzle the extra virgin olive oil over the steamed mussels.
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