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Braised Pearl Onions

Braised Pearl Onions

Prep: 11 minutes; Cook: 27 minutes.

This recipe goes with Mediterranean Mussels with Celery Root and Pearl Onions

Coastal Living SEPTEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups


  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 30 white pearl onions, peeled
  • 6 dried chili de arbol or 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 12 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine
  • 4 1/2 cups white fish stock or broth
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter


1. Heat oil in a large skillet until hot; add onions. Sauté 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.

2. Add chili de arbol, bay leaves, and thyme; cook 1 minute. Add white wine, and cook until reduced by half.

3. Add fish stock. Bring mixture to a boil; cook 25 minutes or until liquid has almost evaporated. Add butter to pan, stirring until melted.


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