Mussels make a delicious and impressive entree. They are a seemingly mysterious seafood, and they can become your specialty. You can use them for a beach party, or just as an appetiser. The following article discusses how to cook mussels at home.
To make the green olive sauce, place the green olives, capers, parsley, cilantro, 3 tablespoons of olive oil, sherry vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper into a food processor. Blend until almost smooth. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
Rinse the mussels and discard any that do not close when tapped.
Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pot. Add the garlic, shallots, chile, lemon and thyme. Cook for about 5 minutes over medium heat.