Steamed mussels with bay and chilli
Quick and delicious
- Olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 1 shallot, finely chopped
- 1 glass, dry white wine
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 small red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced
In a large pot, gently sweat the garlic, shallots and red chilli in the olive oil until softened. Do not brown.
Add the wine, boil for a minute and then add the mussels and bay leaves.
Replace the lid and cook, giving it a shake from time to time.
The mussels are ready when they have opened- be sure to discard any that do not.
Spoon the mussels and juice into serving bowls and serve with crusty bread.
Warning: Contains shellfish!