Roy's Bacon Mussels
·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
- In 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!