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Mussel Salad

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Ingredients
  Fresh mussels 5 Dozen
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Shallots/1 small onion 2 , thinly sliced or chopped
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Lettuce head 1 , shredded
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Remove mussels with broken shells or the ones that do not close when tapped.
2) Wash mussels under cold running water.
3) Scrub the mussel and pull away beard.
4) Using a sharp knife scrape off any barnacles.
5) Wash under running water until mussels are thoroughly cleaned.
6) Drain mussels and keep aside.

MAKING
7) In a large saucepan heat oil. Sauté shallots or onion, sauté for 5 minutes until lightly browned.
8) Add wine, salt, pepper, and mussels.
9) Cover the pan and bring to a boil.
10) Cook for 5 minutes, shaking pan occasionally until mussels open.
11) Remove the ones that do not open. Reserve the liquid.
12) Take out cooked mussels from shells.
13) Boil cooking liquid until reduced to 1/4 cup and cool.

SERVING
14) In a serving dish or individual dishes, place shredded lettuce.
15) Place cooled mussels on lettuce.
16) Add olive oil, lemon juice, and parsley and pour over mussels.
17) Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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