Mussels A La Normandie
|Cider||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Mixed herbs||1 Bunch (100 gm)|
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.
Calories 554 Calories from Fat 176
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20 g30.3%
Saturated Fat 7.8 g38.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 156.6 mg52.2%
Sodium 1376.1 mg57.3%
Total Carbohydrates 33 g11.1%
Dietary Fiber 0.35 g1.4%
Sugars 14.3 g
Protein 57 g113.5%
Vitamin A 28.7% Vitamin C 66.6%
Calcium 13.3% Iron 104.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet