The broth is the bomb, try this! A great way to enjoy mussels without butter.
- 2lb mussels
- One stalk lemongrass
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 cup thinly sliced shallots
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger
- 1/4 tsp pepper & salt
- 3 tomatoes
- 3 cups water
- 1/2 cup Sandbar Sauce
- 1 tbsp fish sauce
- 2 cups lightly packed spinach
- 3 tbsp lime juice
In a heavy sauce pan, sautee shallots until golden. Add garlic, and fry until golden. Cut lemongrass in 2" pieces, and add along with diced fresh tomatoes and sautee until softened, about 2 minutes.
Stir in water, Sandbar Sauce, and fish sauce, bring to a boil. Add mussels, and cook until open.
Remove from heat, stir in lime juice and salt. Dig in!