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Chipotle Mussels with Orange Mayonnaise

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Category: Seafood, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 4 lb Fresh Mussels; Washed,Abt 50
  • 3 tb Garlic; Thinly Sliced
  • Zest Of 2 Oranges; *
  • 4 tb Chipotle Chiles; Canned, **
  • 4 c Water; ***
  • 3 tb Olive Oil
  • 4 tb Fresh Orange Juice
  • 12 Sprigs Of Cilantro


1 Egg Yolk; Extra Large, ****
1 c Virgin Olive Oil
1 tb Orange Zest; Very Fine Chop
4 tb Fresh Orange Juice
1 tb Fresh Lime Juice
2 tb Cilantro; Finely Chopped

* Cut the zest from the oranges in very long strips. ** Puree the
canned chiles. *** You can also use light fish broth in place of the water.
**** The egg yolk should be at room temperature.
To prepare the mussels, place in a large pot together with the garlic,
orange zest, chipotle, and water. Cover, bring to a boil and steam for 4
minutes. Remove the pot from the heat and let sit for 5 minutes; mussels
should then be open. Remove the mussels and keep covered in a warm place.
Reduce the liquid by half and add the oil and orange juice. Divide the
mussels on the half-shell evenly between soup plates and add the broth.
Garnish each bowl with 1 Tbls of Orange Mayonnaise and 3 sprigs of


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