15 min
Average: 2.4 (5 votes)

Mussels With Fermented Black Beans and Holy Basil

Recipes for a Vibrant Chinese New Year Celebration

Ingredients For

  • Moules
    Bouchot Mussels
  • White Garlic
    Drôme White Garlic PGI
    0.50 minced See the article
  • 0.50 minced
  • Traditional shallots
    Traditional shallots
  • 0.50 minced
  • 0.60 oz
  • 0.30 oz
  • 0.30 oz
  • 1.30 fl oz
  • Butter
    Charentes-Poitou Butter PDO
  • 2 tsp



In a medium sauce pan over medium heat, add a bit of oil and add clams

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Swirl pan and add in garlic, ginger, shallots and chili. Saute 2 minutes. Add black beans and dried chili. Saute 1 minute. 

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Add basil, toss, and then deglaze with huangjiu or sherry. Reduce to sec. 


Add cream and reduce slightly. Remove from heat and swirl in butter. Plate and top with chopped scallions

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