How to make Shellfish Peri Peri -

Clams and mussels cooked together in a simple onion-tomato gravy

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Clams , Mussels (tisre)

Cuisine : Other Cuisines

Course : Main Course Seafood

Shellfish Peri Peri

Shellfish Peri Peri Recipe Card


The world’s oceans, seas and rivers are filled with fish and other seafood so abundantly that you can never get tire of the variety. Besides the fact that seafood is really delicious and light on the tummy it offers a great deal of health benefits too. Great skin, a healthy heart and sharper brain are amongst a few.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Shellfish Peri Peri Recipe

  • Clams 8

  • Mussels (tisre) 8

  • White wine 1/2 cup

  • Olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Green chopped 5

  • Tomatoes blanched and chopped 3 medium

  • Spring onion greens chopped 2 stalks

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Cook mussels in white wine for five minutes. Meanwhile sprinkle salt and lemon juice over clams and keep aside for five minutes.

Step 2

Heat two tablespoons olive oil in a pan, add onions and green chillies and saute for two to three minutes.

Step 3

Add tomatoes, spring onions (with greens), one cup water and lemon juice and simmer on reduced heat for five minutes.

Step 4

Heat the remaining oil in another pan and saute the shellfish on high heat for few minutes only.

Step 5

Add boiled mussels and continue to saute for a few more minutes.

Step 6

Add the prepared sauce, adjust salt and saute for one minute. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves with boiled rice.

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