Mussels in Oyster Sauce

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 35 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 tablespoons canola oil

2 tablespoons minced ginger

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1/2 teaspoon chili paste

1 teaspoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon oyster sauce

1/2 cup chicken broth

2 pounds mussels, cleaned and purged of sand

1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced


  1. Put the canola oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the ginger and saute for 1 minute, then add the garlic and saute for 2 minutes more. Add the chili paste, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and chicken broth. Stir the ingredients to combine and bring to a simmer. Put the mussels in the pot and steam them with the lid on until the mussels have opened, about 5 to 8 minutes. Pour the mussels with their sauce into a serving dish and garnish with the sliced scallions.