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Mussels in Fresh Lime

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4
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INGREDIENTS

1 cup white wine
2 fresh limes
1 tbsp. sugar
3 shallots, minced
1⁄4 cup butter
1⁄4 cup fresh cream
36 fresh cultured blue mussels
1 pinch ground pepper, to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. 1
    Rinse fresh blue mussels in tap water.
  2. 2
    In a large sauce pan bring the wine, grated zest of one lime and sugar to boil.
  3. 3
    Add mussels and steam on high heat until they are open (5-8 minutes).
  4. 4
    Drain mussels, reserving juice. Place mussels in their shells in a separate container to keep them warm.
  5. 5
    Sauté shallots and the zest of one lime in butter until golden. Add lime juice and reserved mussel juice.
  6. 6
    Gently boil to reduce by one half. Whisk in cream.
  7. 7
    Pour over mussels and serve immediately.

notes

Recipe provided by Mussel Industry Council. Visit them www.discovermussels.com Source: Submitted by Atlantic Aqua Farms Partnership

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