Philippine-Style Mussel Soup
If you're looking for a way to enjoy mussels without butter - this is the recipe for you! The broth is EVER-Y-THING, rich and cozy and a perfect compliment to the yummy mussels!
One stalk lemongrass
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced shallots
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1 tbsp finely grated ginger
1/4 tsp salt & pepper
3 cups water
1/2 cup Garlic Goodness Hot Sauce
1 tbsp fish sauce
2 cups lightly packed spinach
3 tbsp lime juice
In a heavy saucepan, sauté shallots until golden. Add garlic, and fry until golden.
Cut lemongrass in 2-inch pieces, and add along with diced fresh tomatoes and sauté until softened, about 2 minutes.
Stir in water, Garlic Goodness Hot Sauce, and fish sauce, bring to a boil.
Add mussels, and cook until open. Remove from heat, stir in lime juice and salt. Dig in!