Moules à la Portugaise

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By Anthony Bourdain

Published 2004

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I had to include this. My boss is Portuguese.


  • ¼ cup/56 ml olive oil
  • ½ onion, thinly sliced
  • 6


In the large pot, heat the oil, add the onion, and cook until soft and beginning to brown, about 6 minutes. Add the garlic and the chorizo and cook for another 2 minutes. Stir in the wine. Season with salt and pepper.

Add the mussels and cook with the lid on until all the mussels are open, 8 to 10 minutes. Shake. Add the cilantro and parsley. (If you want, boost with a knob of softened