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Mussels A La Normandie

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Ingredients
  Mussels 2 Quart
  Cider 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Mixed herbs 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
Directions

Open the mussels over a high heat, and remove one of the two half shells that belong to each mussel.
Strain the water from the shellfish through muslin or a tea towel.
Now put this strained liquor into a saucepan with the glass of cider, the bunch of mixed herbs, 2 tablespoonfuls of butter, 1 tablespoonful of chopped shallots, and some pepper.
Bring to boil and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.
Next add the mussels to the sauce, cover again, and cook for 5 minutes.
Just before serving, bind the sauce with 1 tablespoonful of melted butter into which I tablespoonful of flour has been stirred.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Servings: 
4

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