Mussels with Tequila

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
5 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 cup diced tomatoes
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
6 1/4-inch-thick slices jalape?o chili with seeds
1/4 cup tequila
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
40 mussels


Saut? garlic in butter until fragrant, about 1 minute.
Mix in tomatoes, then next 5 ingredients.
Add mussels. Cover and steam 7 minutes.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Serve with bread or rice.