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Grilled Mussels with Lemon Butter

Grilled Mussels with Lemon Butter

By Traeger Kitchen

Get the wine out and get fancy with this dish. Fresh mussels are cooked in a white wine lemon butter sauce and served family style with country-style french bread.

Prep Time

50 Min

Cook Time

15 Min




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
2 Pound mussels, debearded
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 loaf of French country bread


  • 1

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

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C

  • 2

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

  • 3

    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.

  • 4

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

  • 5

    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.

  • 6

    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.

  • 7

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

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