Penn Cove Mussels Steamed in Orange Juice With Basil

Recipe by Outta Here
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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grate the orange rind and reserve.
  • Cut 1 thin slice from the middle of the orange and cut it into little triangles; reserve.
  • Juice the remaining orange.
  • In a large skillet that has a lid, mix the minced basil, oil, pepper, mussels, water, shallots, orange juice and half the grated rind. Cover the pan and bring to a boil and steam for a few minutes until the mussels open.
  • Remove the mussels with a slotted spoon and toss the ones that didn't open.
  • Place them on plates lined with fresh basil leaves. Garnish with orange triangles. Sprinkle the remaining orange rind on top.
  • Pour the cooking broth into a small dishes, to dip mussels into.
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