Grilled Mussels With Shallot Sauce

"From a supermarket recipe card. Need a grill wok or basket to make these. You can also use an aluminum foil lined grill rack."
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  • Whisk together shallots, red wine vinegar, 1/4 cup of the lemon juice and the olive oil in a small bowl.
  • Lightly coat a grill wok or grill basket or aluminum foil lined grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium high heat.
  • Scrub mussel shells with a stiff brush, removing beards. Discard any opened shells.
  • Sprinkle mussels with salt, pepper, and remaining lemon juice. Place on the grill wok, grill basket or grill rack.
  • Grill mussels, covered with grill lid, 7-10 minutes or until shells open. Discard and unopened shells.
  • Transfer mussels to a large dish and pour the shallot mixture over the mussels, stirring gently to coat; sprinkle with parsley.
  • Serve immediately.

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  1. I had some mussels that needed using and I didn't feel like doing a lot of work or heating up the house. I had never considered grilling mussels before until I stumbled across this recipe. DH said, "grilled mussels? How do you grill mussels?" at which point I showed him these easy to follow steps. We halved the ingredients to accommodate 1 lb of mussels. This worked fine. The grilled mussels turned out perfectly and we really enjoyed the shallot sauce. Thanks for expanding our horizons!
  2. Quick, easy, and flavorful!!!!!!!! Says it all


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