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Mussels a la King

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Category: Seafood, Shellfish

 Ingredients List

  • ----------------------------------MUSSELS----------------------------------
  • 48 Mussels
  • 1 cl Garlic
  • 1 c White wine
  • 1 Onion; chopped
  • 1 ts Celery; chopped
  • 4 tb Butter
  • Dash of pepper


1 tb Flour
1/2 c Butter
Salt to taste
Cayenne pepper to taste
Nutmeg to taste
2 Egg yolks; beaten
2 tb Cream

Prepare mussels: Scrub mussels and beard them. Place mussels in a large
sauce pan and add other ingredients. Cover tightly until mussels open.
Remove mussels from shells and keep warm in a chafing dish.

Prepare sauce: Somewhat boil down the liquid mussels were cooked in. Mix
butter, flour, salt, pepper, and nutmeg together to make a roux, then add
liquid. Cook for 5 minutes. Add beaten egg yolks thinned with cream. Stir
into sauce, reheat (but do not boil) and pour over mussels. Serve hot.

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