Steamed Mussels

Written by 
The Canyon Ranch Kitchen

Nutrition Information (per serving)

calories 
160
protein 
10 g
sodium 
201 mg
carbohydrates 
20 g
fat 
3 g
fiber  
4 g
cholesterol 
16 mg
Servings 
4
Ingredients 

1 tsp canola oil
½ cup minced shallots
1 Tbsp minced garlic 
1 Tbsp Aleppo chili powder
1 tsp saffron threads
½ cup dry white wine
12 dried bay leaves
½ cup water
2 dried Thai red chili peppers or to taste
2 lb fresh black mussels in shell, washed
½ lemon

Instructions 
  1. In a large stock pot, sauté shallots and garlic in canola oil over medium heat until shallots are translucent.
  2. Add chili powder, saffron and wine and cook until liquid is reduced by half. Add bay leaves, water, chili peppers and mussels, and cover pot. Steam until mussels are fully open. 
  3. Squeeze juice of ½ lemon over mussels before serving.
About the author 
All Canyon Ranch recipes are developed on property by our esteemed chefs, led by Corporate Chef Scott Uehlein.