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African Food Spaghetti With Mussels In A Garlic, Butter & Chilli Sauce


African Dish Spaghetti With Mussels In A Garlic, Butter & Chilli Sauce

African Food: Spaghetti With Mussels In A Garlic, Butter & Chilli Sauce


Spaghetti With Mussels In A Garlic, Butter & Chilli Sauce Ingredients

1 (dry weight) Spaghetti,.
2 cooked and prepared de-shelled mussels,.
3 garlic sliced very finely,.
4 rds tbsp of salted butter,.
5 red chilli flakes,.
6 dried parsley,.
7 Salt & pepper to season.

Cooking Guidances

Step 1 Bring a pan of salted water to a boil for cooking the spaghetti. Once boiling add the pasta and begin to cook. Meanwhile in a large frying pan over a medium heat add the butter and allow to melt..
Step 2 Add the finely chopped garlic to the melted butter and a good pinch of chilli flakes. Gently fry until fragrant..
Step 3 Add the cooked mussels and simmer them gently in the butter to heat through. Add a grind of black pepper and a tiny bit of salt (the mussels are already salty so don't add a lot). Check on the pasta..
Step 4 Stir the mussels so that they are coated in the butter garlic and chilli sauce evenly. Turn down the heat to low..
Step 5 Drain off the spaghetti once nice and el dente, so it still has a good bite. Add the drained pasta into the frying pan with the mussels and using tongs gently toss everything together. Add the parsely and a touch more pepper. Toss until every strand is coated in the butter sauce..
Step 6 Serve up immediately and enjoy! :).
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