Sake Steamed Mussels (serves 4 )

Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 7 mins

egg free

nut free

dairy free


  • 1 1/2 cups sake or dry white wine
  • 2 teaspoons peeled and finely grated fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1 shallot, sliced into thin rings
  • 2 pounds fresh mussels
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


1. Heat a large soup pot over over high heat and add the sake, ginger, garlic and shallots. Bring to a boil.

2. Add the mussels, cover, and cook for 5 minutes, or until the mussels open.

3. Toss in the basil and cilantro and serve immediately.