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Mussels In Sherry

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Ingredients
  Mussels 4 Pint (2.4 Liter)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled and crushed
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , peeled and chopped
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Fino sherry 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter / 2/3 Cup)
  Freshly chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Scrape and scrub mussels under running cold water.
Remove beards.
Put into a large bucket of cold water, add a handful of bran, and leave overnight.
Wash mussels well.
Boil 2 1/2 cm/1 in of water in a large wide saucepan.
Add mussels, and cook briskly until shells open, about 10 min.
Drain, reserve cooking liquid, and discard any that have not opened.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frying pan, and saute onions and garlic until soft and golden.
Sprinkle with flour, and cook for further 5 min.
Stir in strained mussel stock, mussels, and sherry.
Heat gently for 2 or 3 min., and serve immediately, with parsley, as a first course.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American

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