White Miso Mussels with Watercress

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 17 min
  • Prep: 2 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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Ingredients

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

1 1/2 cups pale ale beer, or sake

2 pounds mussels

3 tablespoons white miso paste

4 ounces watercress leaves or spinach,, ends trimmed

Directions

  1. Heat butter in a 3-quart cast iron pot over medium heat. When butter foams, add ginger and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add sake and bring to a boil. Add mussels, stir to coat, cover, and steam until mussels open, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Using a slotted spoon, remove mussels to a serving plate. Add miso to sauce and stir until smooth. Remove from heat, stir in watercress, pour over mussels, and serve.

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