What makes mussels even more perfect is that once you've finished eating them, there's often broth left to further enjoy!
Popular Wine Broth Recipes
are the most common liquid to steam with for many mussel fans, but red wines can be used as well. Some people find red wine tends to work well with tomato based ingredients but that’s up to your taste buds to decide.
Popular Beer Broth Recipes
are also popular to use, and if you’re a fan of heavier beers they can be used as a base as well.
Once again, deciding what liquid to infuse with your mussel broth is the fun part of your ‘flavor journey’! Other spirits that are popular include Tequila, Vermouth, Samba, Sake, Pernod or Vodka.
Popular Non-Alcoholic Broth Recipes
If looking for a
, try fresh citrus juices, apple juice, cider or more richer flavors like coconut milk or tomato juice. You could even try steaming with chicken or beef broth which most have in your cupboards or pantry already. And if you have kids, try steaming with root beer — they will love it!