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Buttery Steamed Mussels with Sake and Chiles

Buttery Steamed Mussels with Sake and Chiles


  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 1/2t cups chopped green onions (about 10 large)
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 6 t Thai bird chiles with seeds or 3 small serrano chiles with seeds, sliced crosswise into thin rounds
  • 3 large garlic cloves, pressed
  • 2 1/2 pounds mussels, scrubbed, debearded

Recipe Preparation

  • Melt 3 tablespoons butter in large pot over medium-high heat. Add green ?onions and sauté until beginning to soften, about 2 minutes. Add next 5 ingredients. Bring to boil. Add mussels. Cover pot and increase heat to high. Cook until mussels open, 5 to 6 minutes.

  • Divide mussels among bowls (discard any mussels that do not open). Boil juices in pot to reduce slightly, about 1 minute. Whisk in remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Season sauce to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon sauce over mussels; serve.

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Watch the video: Dicing an Onion by Chef Jean Pierre (June 2021).