Shellfish with Lime and Red Onion

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Shellfish with Lime and Red Onion
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Health Score:
9,5 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
6
Ingredients
6 Tbsps olive oil
13 cups mussels (scrubbed)
1 large Red onion (peeled, quartered and thinly sliced)
2 Limes (quartered and thinly sliced)
2 red peppers (seeded and diced)
1 chili pepper (seeded and finely chopped)
2 Lemongrass (finely chopped)
1 sprig Basil (shredded)
2 Tbsps lemon juice
How healthy are the main ingredients?
olive oilBasilLime

Preparation steps

1.
Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a cooking pot. Add the mussels and season. Add a glass of water and cover. Cook for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. When the shells are wide open, remove mussels from pot and shell them. Leave to cool.
2.
Mix the mussels, onion, lime, peppers and chilli a bowl. Add the lemongrass and basil. Cover with cling film and leave in a cool place for 1 hour.
3.
Prepare a salad dressing with the rest of the oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Just before serving, pour the dressing over the salad and mix together well. Serve chilled.
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