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mussel pot St-Tropez mussels

portions

2

preparation

5 min.

cooking time

10 min.
  • Heat the olive oil in the STAUB Mussel Pot, add the diced onions and fennel bulbs. Simmer for 4 minutes. Take care that the ingredients do not go brown.
  • Remove the cooking pot from the heat and add the Pastis (Caution: Pastis has a high alcohol content and can generate a flame). Return the cooking pot to the stovetop and continue cooking on a medium heat.
  • Add the white wine and the butter.
  • Bring to the boil and then add the mussels.
     

2 lbs. (small) mussels

4 fennel bulbs, halved

3 oz Pastis (or another Anise flavored spirit)

2 star anise

2 tbsp. butter

3/4 Spanish onion, diced

3 tbsp. olive oil

1 cupl white wine

Salt and pepper