California Mussels in Cream Sauce Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 12 New Zealand green-lipped mussels, cleaned
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tsp shallots, minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Serrano chili, minced
How to cook California Mussels in Cream Sauce:
  • In a large saute pan, heat the olive oil and butter. Add the shallots, garlic, mussels and wine. Cover and allow to cook over medium heat for 3 minutes or until mussels open. Remove the lid and discard any mussels that haven't opened.
  • Reduce by half the remaining liquid in the pan. Add cream, tomato, onion, cilantro and chili. Continue cooking for 2 minutes.
  • Remove the mussels from the pan and arrange them on a serving plate. Continue cooking the cream sauce until it is reduced by half.
  • Pour the sauce over the mussels and serve.

Note:

The California Mussels in Cream Sauce recipe very easy to prepare and so good!

Tip:

This is a wonderful appetizer served with warm French bread.

This recipe for California Mussels in Cream Sauce serves/makes: 4

The California Mussels in Cream Sauce recipe is adopted from Cooking Secrets California by Kathleen DeVanna Fish - 2002.

Main Ingredient: Mussels (more Mussels recipes)
Preparation Method: Appetizer (more Appetizer recipes)
Cuisine: American (more American recipes)

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