Bay Mussels in white wine

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By
@starryrose

A wonderful broth bathes these sweet crustations! Be sure to serve with fresh bread for dipping and sopping of broth! This recipe can also be used for hard or soft shell (steamers).


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

4 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 c
shallots, minced
4 oz
(1 stick) salted butter
2 Tbsp
extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 c
scallions, finely chopped
1 c
dry white wine
2 Tbsp
fresh basil, chopped
2 Tbsp
fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
1/4 tsp
dried oregano
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
3 lb
mussels, rinsed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pot, saute garlic and shallots in the butter and olive oil over medium heat for about 5 minutes, until the garlic and shallots are lightly browned.
2
Add the scallions and cook for 1 more minute.
3
Add wine, basil, parsley, oregano, and pepper. Simmer for another minute; add mussels/clams.
4
Cover and simmer over medium heat for 7-8 minutes, until mussels/clams open, stirring halfway through.
5
Discard any mussels/clams that do not open.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood