Mussels with gin and chorizo

If you haven’t tried this recipe for mussels with gin and chorizo yet, what are you waiting for? It’s creamy sauce is divine!


2 servings


10 minutes


25 minutes



  • 2 lb mussels, cleaned and trimmed
  • 90 g (3/4 cup) Fantino&Mondello diced chorizo
  • 1 cup Dandy Gin
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped leeks
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 cups 15% cooking cream
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Pepper to taste


  1. In a skillet, cook the leek, celery, garlic and bay leaf in butter over medium heat until lightly browned.
  2. Add the diced chorizo and simmer for 1 minute.
  3. Add the Dandy Gin and reduce by half.
  4. Add the cream and pepper and bring to a boil.
  5. Add the mussels and stir well. Cover and cook over medium-high heat for around 6 minutes.
  6. Garnish with parsley and serve.

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