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Irish Baileys Mussels

Staff Writer
Celtic Cuisine

A taste of the ocean and one of Ireland's favorite drinks to sip on, Baileys, makes this mussels dish the perfect authentic meal to serve for St. Patrick's Day. 

Deliver Ingredients


  • 1 Pound Irish mussels
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped leeks
  • 2 scallions
  • Celtic seasoning salt, to taste
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon white wine
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon Baileys Irish cream
  • 1/2 bunch parsley
  • 2 Tablespoons cream
  • 2 Tablespoons fish stock
  • Butter


Wash and clean the mussels. Heat pan add a tablespoon or 2 of butter and sweat the onions and leeks. Add in the mussels, white wine, and fish stock and stir to combine. Next add the honey, Baileys, and cream. Bring the mixture to a boil and simmer until all mussels have opened. Season with Celtic salt and finish with a squeeze of lemon and a few leaves of parsley. Serve with rustic country bread.

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