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Garlic Steamed Mussels

Main Ingredients

Main Ingredients
Mussels (cleaned & debearded) 2 lbs
Butter 2 tablespoons
Garlic 4 cloves
Red Pepper Flakes 1/2 teaspoon
Lemon, zested 1
Sho Chiku Bai Classic Sake 2 cups
Takara Mirin 2 tablespoons
Freshly-Ground Black Pepper To taste
Fresh Flat-Leaf Parsley, chopped 1 cup


Melt butter in a large stock pot over medium heat
Add garlic and sizzle till its golden brown for approximately 1 minute
Add red pepper flakes and lemon zest, stirring for about 1 minute
Quickly pour in the Sho Chiku Bai sake and Takara Mirin into the Pan
Season with Black Pepper
Bring sauce to a boil, stir in mussels, and cover immediately. Shake Pot and let boil for 1 minute
Stir mussels quickly, replace cover, and let boil for 2 more minutes. the shells will begin to open
Stir in parsley, cover pot, and cook until all shells are open, for about 1 to 3 minutes