Thai Basil Mussels

Swiss Phil

"Simple and easy, these are a great alternative for Mussel-lovers! Thais eat a lot of snacks and this is just one of many!"
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  1. In a pan of cold water, throw in the mussels. Discard any that float.
  2. Clean and debeard the remaining mussels.
  3. In a pan, bring the lemongrass and the stock to a boil, then add the mussels and steam, covered, until they open (discard any that do not open). Can take as little as 30 seconds, or as much as 4 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle with the basil.
  5. Serve in 2 dishes, one to eat from, one to take the discarded shells.


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