Rib Room Executive Chef Tom Wolfe will be joining the WGNO crew on Thursday, August 8 at 8:15am to promote COOLinary. Chef will be preparing a delicious Mussel Bourride dish. We’ve included his recipe below for you to enjoy! Read more about it HERE
2 lbs. Fresh Mussels
4oz. Saffron steeped White Wine
2oz. Heavy Cream
2 Tbl Scallions
1 ½ tsp Chopped Garlic
½ Cup Diced Creole Tomatoes
Ground White Pepper
3 ea. Large Basil Leaves Chiffonade
In a medium size sauté pan, place the mussels, Saffron steeped white wine, heavy cream, scallions, garlic, Diced Tomato, kosher salt and white pepper. Place the pan on a high fire covered. If you have another of the same size sauté pan, you can use that to cover the pan of mussels. Let the liquid come to a boil while covered and mussels steam for 4 to 5 minutes covered. Check to see if the mussels popped open. If So, Uncover the mussels and let the liquid reduce for two minutes then whisk in 2 teaspoons of Saffron Aioli and toss with the fresh chiffonade basil.
Serve hot immediately in a bowl and garnish with cheesy toast and French bread croutons……
Saffron Steeped White Wine:
6 Cups Dry White Wine
1Tsp Chopped Saffron Threads
Combine ingredients in a 4 quart sauce pot and bring to a boil. Turn the whine down to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
1 Cup of prepared Mayonnaise
¼ Cup of Saffron steeped White Wine
1 tsp Fresh Lemon Juice
Kosher Salt and White Pepper to Taste Whisk all ingredients together In a stainless steel mixing bowl until completely combined.
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