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Arriba Mussels

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INGREDIENTS

2 1⁄2 lb. fresh cultured blue mussels
1⁄4 cup finely chopped shallots
1⁄4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
1 tbsp. cracked black pepper
1 tsp. crushed roasted whole coriander
3 tbsp. unsalted butter
1⁄2 cup dry white wine
1 cup salsa
3 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. 1
    Rinse the fresh blue mussels in tap water.
  2. 2
    Place shallots in a large wide saucepan with lime juice, pepper, coriander and butter.  Bring to quick simmer over medium to high heat (about 1 minute). 
  3. 3
    Add fresh blue mussels.  Pour wine and salsa on top. Cover, reduce heat to low and steam mussels just until cooked. Discard any mussels that do not open. 
  4. 4
    Arrange in a large bowl. Add fresh cilantro to broth, add sprinkle of sea salt if necessary, pour broth over mussels and serve.

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Recipe provided by Mussel Industry Council. Visit them www.discovermussels.com Source: Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

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