grilled mussels with lemon butter


  • 2 Pound Mussels, debearded, washed

  • 5 Quart water

  • 1/3 Cup salt

  • 2 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1/3 Cup white wine

  • 1 Whole lemon juice

  • 3 Tablespoon parsley, chopped

  • 1 Bread, French country loaf




When ready to cook, start the Z Grill grill and set the temperature to 375 degrees F (190 C). Preheat lid closed, 10-15 minutes.


Scrub mussels well in running water making sure to remove all dirt and barnacles.


Place clean mussels in a large bowl with 5 quarts (5 L) water and 1/3 cup (91 g) of salt for about 15 minutes.


Drain, rinse and repeat soaking method two more times to purge and remove all sand.


Melt butter in a saute pan over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute until fragrant. Add wine and bring to a simmer. Add mussels and lemon juice to the pan and toss to coat.


Cover with a tight fitting lid and transfer to the grill. Let the mussels steam 8-10 minutes. Remove from the grill and discard any unopened mussels.


Sprinkle with chopped parsley and transfer to a serving dish. Serve with sliced bread. Enjoy!