Learn how to cook steamed oriental mussels with no hassle!

For taste that’ll really stand out, learn how to cook this steamed mussels recipe with an oriental twist. Ginger, garlic, and soy sauce team up to infuse a medley of vegetables with flavor. This easy steamed oriental mussels recipe can be prepared in no time – see for yourself!

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INGREDIENTS

2 Lb Mussels
1 Cup Zucchini, sliced
1 Cup Fennel, sliced
2 Tbsp Pickled ginger
2 Tbsp Soy sauce
2 Tbsp Garlic
1 Tbsp Chives, chopped

DIRECTIONS

step #1

Most of the work in this meal comes from preparation. Slice your garlic, zucchini, and chives in advance so you can quickly add them as needed and save yourself time!

step #2

To steam your mussels, place them in a medium-sized pot with a lid. You won't be putting them on the heat just yet, though!

step #3

Add your sliced fennel and zucchini to the pot, along with your ginger. This forms the basis of the recipe, as the remaining ingredients serve to season and provide additional flavor to the meal.

step #4

Top the pot with your chives, soy sauce, and garlic. Add pepper to taste and adjust the amount of sauce to your preference. Put the lid on and steam for ten minutes, or until the mussels open up.

step #5

Ready to serve!

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Did you know?

Ginger is a great food for boosting your immune system, especially on a cold day, thanks to the warming action it provides. It encourages healthier sweat, which has been linked to a protein called dermicidin produced by the body’s sweat glands. Dermicidin helps fight off invading microorganisms, ranging from harmful bacteria to irritating fungi. Mussels, meanwhile, provide almost as much protein as a steak with less cholesterol and a huge boost to Omega 3 fatty acids! Omega 3 fatty acids have been linked to better brain function, and are considered highly important when it comes to a healthier mind.

Learn how to cook steamed oriental mussels to get all these benefits in one go!

If you liked this recipe, why not try another seafood and zucchini fusion with a Spicy Lemon Garlic Shrimp & Zucchini Noodles recipe, or learn How To Cook Mussels & Shrimp With Mushrooms!

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