Basil & Chilli Mussels with Fries

/Basil & Chilli Mussels with Fries
DifficultyBeginner
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time40 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time45 mins

Ingredients

 1 kg frozen shoestring fries
 2 tbsp olive oil
 1 brown onion, finely chopped
 1 clove of garlic crushed
  cup dry white wine
 2 kg cleaned black mussels
 ½ cup torn fresh basil leaves
 1 long red chilli, finely chopped

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 240°C/220°C fan-forced. Place frozen fries in a single layer, on a large baking tray. Bake for 25 minutes until golden and crisp. Season with salt.

2

Meanwhile, heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. & add onion, cook stirring for 5 minutes or until softened, stir in the garlic, cook for 30 seconds

3

Add wine, bring to the boil. Add mussels. Cook, covered, for 3 minutes until mussels open (discard any mussels that don’t open).

4

Stir in basil and chilli. Season with pepper.

5

Serve mussels with fries

Ingredients

 1 kg frozen shoestring fries
 2 tbsp olive oil
 1 brown onion, finely chopped
 1 clove of garlic crushed
  cup dry white wine
 2 kg cleaned black mussels
 ½ cup torn fresh basil leaves
 1 long red chilli, finely chopped

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 240°C/220°C fan-forced. Place frozen fries in a single layer, on a large baking tray. Bake for 25 minutes until golden and crisp. Season with salt.

2

Meanwhile, heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. & add onion, cook stirring for 5 minutes or until softened, stir in the garlic, cook for 30 seconds

3

Add wine, bring to the boil. Add mussels. Cook, covered, for 3 minutes until mussels open (discard any mussels that don’t open).

4

Stir in basil and chilli. Season with pepper.

5

Serve mussels with fries

Basil & Chilli Mussels with Fries