Chipotle Mussels

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 50m
Ready In

Recipe: #13704

August 09, 2014

"Recipe source: Coyote Cafe"

Original is 5 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (857.7 g)
  • Calories 1035
  • Total Fat - 75.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 173.1 mg
  • Sodium - 1369 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 32.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.3 g
  • Sugars - 5.8 g
  • Protein - 56.6 g
  • Calcium - 173.2 mg
  • Iron - 19.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 66 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.8 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

To prepare mussels: wash well and remove the beard with a paring knife and then place mussels in a large pot with the garlic, orange zest, chipotle and water and being to a boil - cover and let steam for 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes. Discard any mussels that don't open. Remove mussels and keep covered.

Step 2

Reduce liquid in pan by half and add oil and orange juice.

Step 3

Divide mussels on the half shell, discard other shell, evenly between soup plates add broth. Garnish with the orange mayonnaise and sprigs of cilantro.

Step 4

To make the orange mayonnaise: beat egg yolk until light lemon colored and then transfer to a blender. Blend yolk while adding oil on the lowest speed, a tiny bit at a time, pouring the oil in through the blender cover. Put on high speed until combined. Add remaining ingredients (orange zest to cilantro) and blend. Let stand one hour before serving.


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