Chilled Mussels Dijon

Course : Seafoods
Serves: 50
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300 medium mussel
3 cups dry white wine
3 cups flat-leaf parsley
1 1/2 cups celery
1/4 cup garlic
1/3 cup unsalted butter
1 tablespoon black peppercorns
1 1/2 cups olive oil
1/3 cup dry vermouth
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
3/4 cup shallot
1 tablespoon dried tarragon
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
6 cups mayonnaise
1/4 cup dijon mustard
1 teaspoon cayenne

Preparation / Directions:

Combine mussels, white wine, half the parsley, celery, half the garlic, melted butter, and crushed black peppercorns in a saucepot, over a moderate flame cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes, until mussels open (discarding any that don't open) remove mussels from pan remove and discard one shell from each mussel remove mussels from remaining shells, and reserve shells combine mussels with olive oil, vermouth, lemon juice, remaining garlic, remaining parsley, shallots, tarragon, oregano, white pepper, and salt-mix well cover and chill for 1-2 hours combine mayonnaise, dijon mustard, and cayenne-mix well fold into mussel mixture arrange mussel shells onto a serving platter place one dressed mussel onto each shell serve slightly chill


Nutritional Information:

358 Calories (kcal); 32g Total Fat; (81% calories from fat); 12g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 39mg Cholesterol; 463mg Sodium

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