Blueberry Ale & Lime PEI Mussels

Steamed-PEI-Mussels

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds PEI Mussels
  • ½ each Red Onion, sliced
  • 1 clove Garlic, minced
  • 1 each Lime, zested and juiced
  • ½ bottle Gahan Blueberry Ale
  • 1 cup Cucumber, medium dice to taste Salt & Black Pepper
  • 4-5 leaves Fresh Basil, chopped

Directions

  • Place mussels in a colander and rinse under cold running water to remove any dirt or sand; do not submerge.
  • In a large pot combine mussels, red onion, garlic, lime zest & juice, and blueberry ale; cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-high and steam mussels for 5-7 minutes or until all of the mussel shells have opened.
  • Mix cucumbers into mussels and season with salt & black pepper. Place mussels and broth into a serving bowl. Discard any unopened shells. Garnish with basil and serve hot. If desired, serve with crusty bread to soak up broth.
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