Mussels in Oyster Sauce

Total Time 45 minutes
Prep Time 35 minutes
Inactive Time --
Cook Time 10 minutes
Yield 4 servings
Difficulty Easy


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


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.