Grilled Mussels with Hot Bean Sauce

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Title: Grilled Mussels with Hot Bean Sauce
Yield: 4 Appetizer
Categories: Asian, Fish, Seafood


2 lb Fresh mussels
1 Lemon
3 tb Fish sauce Nuc-Mam
Vietnamese (or Thai)
1 ts Sugar
2 Dried hot red pepper
Grind to paste\or 1t powder
2 Cloves garlic
2 tb Water

1. Clean and scrub the mussels as shown in class. 2. While mussels are
draining, prepare sauce: Blend garlic and red peppers into a paste. Add
juice of 1 lemon, 3 tb fish sauce, 1 tb sugar, and finally, 2 tb water. 3.
Preheat broiler. 4. Place clean, dry mussels in a single layer on a baking
sheet. 5. Broil mussels just until they are all open and aromatic. 6.
Remove from broiler and serve with rice. Dip mussels into sauce to eat.