Easy Smoked Mussels: This easy technique for cooking mussels on the grill delivers the classic flavors you crave in a dish of steamed mussels—thanks to the garlic butter and lemony fresh herb sauce—but with a delightful smokey base. Serve warm off of the grill with slices of grilled bread for a divine seafood dinner.
Active Time: 25 Mins
Total Time: 50
Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 18 mussels)
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh tarragon
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
3 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded
1/4 cup (2 oz.) salted butter, cubed
2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic (about 2 medium garlic cloves)
3/4 cup apple wood chips
4 lemon wedges
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