Clams and Mussels Peri-Peri
main dishes

Clams and Mussels Peri-Peri

Classic steamed shellfish is enlivened with fiery flavor from peri-peri sauce and aromatic fennel seed. Photo credit: Maria Lichty from Two Peas and Their Pod.
  • 10m

    prep time

  • 10m

    Cook Time

  • 226

    Calories

  • 10

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

4

Servings

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 large shallot, minced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Fennel Seed, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) petite diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 pound littleneck clams, scrubbed
  • 1 pound mussels, scrubbed
  • 2 tablespoons peri-peri sauce

Instructions

  • Heat oil in large deep skillet on medium heat. Add shallot, fennel seed and garlic; cook and stir 1 minute or until fragrant. Add tomatoes, wine and brown sugar; bring to boil, stirring occasionally

  • Stir in clams and mussels. Cover. Cook 8 minutes or until clams and mussels open. (Discard any clams and mussels that do not open.) Stir peri-peri sauce into liquid in pan until well blended

  • To serve, ladle clams, mussels and broth into soup bowls. Garnish with parsley and lemon wedges, if desired

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