Rob of San Francisco, California needs some serious help with is bland mussel recipe.
- 3 TBS Olive Oil
- 1/3 Cup Chopped garlic
- 1/4 Cup Chopped Shallots
- 2 Pounds Green Lip Mussels
- 3/4 Cups Chardonnay
- 24 Ounces Chicken Stock
- 2 TBS Fresh Thyme
- French Bread
- Oilive Oil for Tasting
- Salt & Pepper
- 2 Ounces Whole Butter
Procedure: In a hot skillet add in olive oil, garlic, and shallots and caramelize.
Once caramelized add in mussels and saute for 3-4 minutes.
Deglaze with chardonnay and further reduce.
Add chicken stock and fresh thyme and braise for 7-8 minutes. While braising slice up french bread, baste with olive oil and toast in oven on 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
Once bread is done place in the center of a bowl.
Finish mussels with salt, pepper. and whole butter.
Pour over the french bread and enjoy!