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Wine Poached Mussels on the Half Shell
From Dorothy McNett's Recipe Book at www.dorothymcnett.com
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
In large heavy bottomed stock pot or chef pan, heat butter to melt. Add green onions and garlic. Snip in the delicate leaves of the herbs. Add the wine, salt, and pepper and bring to a simmer. Add mussels, cover, and simmer 5 minutes. Serve with juices. (Frozen mussels will already be on the half shell. Fresh ones will pop open during steaming. )
Recipe created 2002-05-01.