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White Wine—Steamed Mussels

Oxmoor House
Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 15 mussels and 3/4 cup wine mixture)
Mussels make any meal a special occasion, but they're so easy and quick to cook that they're perfect for an impromptu casual dinner party. Serve them with a garden salad and Garlic Bread for sopping up the sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup minced shallots (2 medium)
  • 1 serrano chile, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded (about 60)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Nutrition Information

  • calories 250
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 8 g
  • satfat 2.8 g
  • monofat 2.9 g
  • polyfat 1.9 g
  • protein 27.5 g
  • carbohydrate 14.1 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 71 mg
  • iron 9.7 mg
  • sodium 998 mg
  • calcium 72 mg

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add shallots and chile to pan, and sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in salt and pepper.

  2. Add mussels and wine; cover and cook 7 minutes or until shells open; discard any unopened shells. Divide mussels evenly among 4 shallow bowls. Sprinkle evenly with parsley.

  3. Serve with: Garlic Bread

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