Stir-Fried Mussels
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Asian
  • 30-40 Mussels
  • ½ Red Capsicum (chopped)
  • 5 Spring onions (chopped)
  • 3 cm Ginger (sliced thinly)
  • 3 Garlic cloves (crushed)
  • ½ Long red chilli (sliced)
  • ½ Red onion (cut into thin wedges)
  • 3 tbsp Shao Xing Rice Wine
  • 2 tsp White sugar
  • 2 tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • ½ tsp Sesame Oil
  • ⅓ cup Chicken Stock
  • 2 tsp Chinese black vinegar
  • handful Coriander (chopped)
  1. Scrub mussels. Remove their beards. Rinse and drain. Cook in a wok with 1½ cups water, covered, until the shells open. This will only take a few minutes. Immediately remove mussels from wok with a slotted spoon. Throw away any that haven't opened. Drain and clean wok.
  2. Heat 2-3 tbsp oil in wok and stir fry spring onion, ginger slivers, garlic, sliced chillies, onion and capsicum for 3 minutes. Add mussels and stir fry for 2 minutes. Add shao xing wine, sugar, oyster sauce. sesame oil and chicken stock. Stir fry for 3 minutes. Then add vinegar and coriander and serve.
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