Roy's Bacon Mussels

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Sherri Williams

By
@logansw

Steamed mussels are one of my son's favorite dishes. I love them as well. We could lterally eat tons of these babies. With the addition of bacon and fennel, these mussels make one incredible appetizer. Cooking with Passion, sw:)

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Steam

Ingredients

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4 lb mussels, cleaned and debearded
4 slices bacon
1 small shallot, minced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 habanero pepper, minced
1/4 cup fennel, chopped
1 cup dry white wine
1 cup chicken stock
1 lemon juice, fresh
zest of (1) 1emon
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3 tbsp italian leaf parsley
2 tbsp cold butter

How to Make Roy's Bacon Mussels

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large skillet fry bacon until crisy. Remove and set aside.

    Add ingredients 3-6 to skillet with bacon fat. Stir-fry until shallots are translucent.

    Add ingredients 7-12. Simmer for 2 minutes

    Add mussels to skillet and cover. Steam mussels for about 4-6 minutes on medium heat, until all shells are open.

    Remove mussels from skillet. Divide mussles up into 4 large bowls.

    Add cold butter to pot liquor. Simmer until butter is melted.

    Top each bowl with pot liquor and crumbled bacon

    Serve with italian crusy bread!

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About Roy's Bacon Mussels

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Seafood, #mussels




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