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Mussels Orce Style

This recipe for Mussels Orce Style has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

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In our rural village of Orce, this dish is regularly served up in our local tapas bar on a Friday just before the lunchtime rush. It is a real treat to the senses, bringing together tastes of the sea and the campo in the simplest, most satisfying way.

Ingredients for Mussels Orce Style

1kilo fresh mussels
1 small onion
2 cloves garlic
Glass red wine
3 sprigs of fresh rosemary
Olive oil

How to make Mussels Orce Style

  • Peel the onion and slice thinly, peel and crush the garlic.
  • Heat a little olive oil in a large pan and cook the onion and garlic for about 5 minutes until soft.
  • Add the wine and rosemary and bring the sauce to the boil.
  • Add the mussels, lower the heat, cover and cook for about 6 - 8 minutes shaking the pan now and then until the mussels open.
  • Serve immediately with fresh bread to mop up the sauce.

Mussels Orce Style

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams