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Blue Mussels on the Half Shell

Blue Mussels on the Half Shell
YIELDS
6 servings

Source: Tourism PEI

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Ingredients

36
fresh cultured blue mussels
¼
cup white wine
¼
cup water
2
Tbsp olive oil
2
Tbsp lemon juice
3
clove garlic, minced
½
cup parsley, dill and coriander, mixed
2
medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced
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Directions

Step 1

Rinse the fresh blue mussels in tap water.

Step 2

In saucepan, bring water or wine to boil.

Step 3

Add fresh blue mussels, cover and steam over high heat until open (5-8 minutes). Remove from heat, reserving 2 tbsp of cooking liquid. Remove mussel meat from shells, reserving half shells.

Step 4

In a bowl, combine reserved liquid, oil, lemon juice, garlic, parsley mixture and tomatoes; add fresh blue mussels and stir gently.

Step 5

Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours.

Step 6

To serve, place a mussel in each half shell and cover with tomato mixture. Arrange on platter.

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