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Mussels Ricard

Date Added: Apr 29, 2010 French Appetizers
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Prep Time

5 mins

Cook Time

6 mins

Ready In

11 mins

Serving

2

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Description

Chef Pierre's Mussels Ricard recipe calls for steamed Prince Edward Island Mussels in a Creamy Ricard Sauce with Shallots and Garlic. Simple and Delicious!


Ingredients

  • 24  Each Mussels, Prince Edward Island (if available)
  • 1
  • 3  Table Spoon(s) Garlic, chopped with oil
  • 2
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Shallots, chopped
  • 3
  • 1 1/2  Fluid ounce(s) Ricard (French liqueur)
  • 4
  • 1  Tea Spoon(s) Herbs de Provence
  • 5
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Parsley, chopped
  • 6
  • 1 1/2  Fluid ounce(s) Chicken Stock
  • 7
  • 2  Fluid ounce(s) Heavy Cream
  • 8
  • 2  Table Spoon(s) Butter
  • 9
  • 1  To Taste Salt and Pepper
  • 10

Directions

    1. Sweat out the garlic with oil and shallots.
    2. Add the mussels, a touch of butter and the herbs de Provence.
    3. Stir around and then add the Ricard, be careful it will flame.
    4. Add the cream and the chicken stock, bring to a simmer, add butter.
    5. Cover and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
    6. Uncover taste and finish with parsley, salt and pepper if needed.

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