Healthy Eating

We're championing fresh food that packs a flavour punch, from salads and vegetable-packed bowls to grains and light desserts.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to Australian Gourmet Traveller for your chance to win a $20,000 Flight Centre gift card! Offer ends 24 May 2017.

Gourmet digital

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad or Android tablet.

Steamed mussels with XO sauce


You'll need

2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 baby carrot, finely diced 2 spring onions, thinly sliced 2 kaffir lime leaves 1 tsp finely grated ginger 1 kg black mussels, scrubbed 60 ml Shaoxing wine 1/3 cup XO sauce 1 fresh long red chilli, thinly sliced To serve: coriander sprigs

Method

  • 01
  • Heat oil in a wok over medium heat, add carrot, spring onion, lime leaves and ginger and stir-fry for 1 minute. Increase heat to high, add mussels, stirring well to combine. Add half the Shaoxing and 80ml water, cover and steam for 1-2 minutes, then add remaining Shaoxing, XO sauce and chilli, cover and shake pan occasionally until mussels open (2-3 minutes). Serve hot, scattered with coriander sprigs.

At A Glance

  • Serves 2 people
GT
Signature Collection

Find out more about the Gourmet Traveller Signature Collection by Robert Gordon Australia, including where to buy it in store and online.

Read More
Recipe collections

Looking for ways to make the most out of seasonal produce? Want to find a recipe perfect for a party? Or just after fresh ideas for dessert? Either way, our recipe collections have you covered.

See more
2017 Restaurant Guide

Our 2017 Restaurant Guide is online, covering over 400 restaurants Australia wide. Never wonder where to dine again.

See more

At A Glance

  • Serves 2 people

Featured in

Nov 2009

You might also like...

Tempered chocolate

recipes

Armando Percuoco: Linguine Napoletana

Trenette with pesto

recipes

Dhal with coriander and fried onion

Broad bean puree with chorizo

recipes

Pork and white beans

Rustichella casarecci con salsa verde

recipes

conversion tool

 
get the latest news

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.

×