Sunday, December 26, 2010

Mussel Chowder


12 large or 24 small fresh mussels, or 250g mussel meats cooked
500g potatoes, peeled & finely chopped
3 cups boiling water
Salt to taste
1 tsp grated lemon rind
4 Tbsp cream
Freshly ground black pepper
Method
If using fresh mussels, follow directions for cleaning & cooking.  Remove meat from shells.  Chop cooked meat finely or mince.
Cook chopped potatoes in boiling salted water until just tender.
Add chopped or minced mussels, lemon rind, cream & black pepper.
Simmer gently for 5 minutes, do not boil.

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