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Peruvian Mussels With Corn Salsa

Are these not the most beautiful mussels you've ever seen?

food

Peruvian Mussels With Corn Salsa

Are these not the most beautiful mussels you've ever seen?

Ingredients

  • For the mussels: 1 dozen mussels, cleaned and 1 cup beer.
  • For the salsa: 1/2 cup cooked corn
  • 1/3 cup red onion, small dice
  • 1/2 cup tomato, small dice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili peppers, minced
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Steps

  1. Place mussels and beer in a pot, and cook on medium heat. Once all the shells have opened, turn off the heat and set mussels aside to cool.
  2. Combine all salsa ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Remove one half of the mussel shells, place on a platter, and spoon the salsa over the remaining mussels on the half shell.