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Mussels in Ginger and Lemongrass Broth

Mussels in Ginger and Lemongrass BrothThis wonderful recipe for Mussels in Ginger and Lemongrass Broth is by chef Sara Moulton.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup white wine
1 cup chicken stock
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons shredded ginger
2 stalks lemongrass, finely chopped
2 teaspoons shredded lemon rind
2 pounds mussels, cleaned
Chopped scallions, for garnish

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place wine, stock, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, and lemon rind in a saucepan over high heat. Bring the broth to the boil then add the mussels and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until the mussels have opened. Discard any mussels that don't open. Serve mussels in deep bowls with the broth and some bread. Garnish with chopped scallions.

Makes 4 servings.

Photograph courtesy of National Fisheries Institute.