• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 4 Servings

Chippotle Mussels with Orange Mayonnaise

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Fish, Main Dish, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 4 lb Fresh Mussels; Washed,Abt 50
  • 3 tb Garlic; Thinly Sliced
  • Zest Of 2 Oranges; *
  • 4 tb Chippotle 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


Beat the egg yolk in a glass or stainless steel bowl until light and lemon
colored. Transfer to a blender and add the oil drop by drop fro the first
1/4 of a cup, then the remainder in a slow steady stream, mixing at high
speed until emulsified. Add the other sauce ingredients and blend
together. Let sit for at least 1 hour to allow the orange flavor to
develop. From The Coyote Cafe Cookbook by Mark Miller

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?