New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels Rinconcito

New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels  Rinconcito

Ingredients - Black Bean Sofrito

Yield 2 Cups/16 oz/475 ml
1/4 Cup Olive Oil
1 tsp Garlic, freshly peeled and minced
1/4 Cup Yellow Onions, peeled and minced
1/4 Cup Poblano Peppers, stemmed, seeded and minced
1 Tbsp Tomato Paste
1 each Bay Leaf
2 each Oregano Sprigs
1/2 Cup Black Beans, cooked
1/4 Cup Chicken Stock
2 Tbsps Fresh Cilantro, chopped
To TasteSea Salt
To TasteBlack Pepper

Ingredients - Green Garlic Butter

Yield 2 1/4 Cups/18 oz/530 ml
2 Cups Unsalted Butter, at room temperature, diced
1/2 Cup Green Garlic, minced
To TasteSea Salt
To TasteWhite Pepper

Ingredients - Shrimp, Tomato and Red Onion Pico

Yield 3/4 Cup/6 oz/175 ml
1/2 Cup White shrimp, poached al dente, shelled and sliced
1/2 Cup Red Tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/4 Cup Red Onion, peeled and diced
1 Tbsp Lemon Zest, fine
2 tsps Mint Leaves, minced
1 Tbsp Cilantro, minced
To TasteSea Salt
To TasteBlack Pepper, freshly ground
To TasteFresh Lime Juice

Ingredients - Charred Cuban Red Bell Pepper Aioli

Yield 1 1/2 Cups/12 oz/350 ml
1/4 Cup Roasted Bell Peppers, stemmed, seeded, peeled
1 tsp Capers
1 1/4 Cups Mayonnaise
To TasteSea Salt
To TasteBlack Pepper

Additional ingredients required for assembly (per serve)

6 each New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels cooked

Method - Black Bean Sofrito

Chef's Note:
A Sofrito is a Spanish or Latin version of a stir fry of ingredients.

Method - Green Garlic Butter

Method - Shrimp, Tomato and Red Onion Pico

Method - Charred Cuban Red Bell Pepper Aioli

Chef's Note:
For additional heat substitute roasted red Fresno peppers for 1/2 of the red bell pepper measurement.

To Serve

Assembly - For 1 Serving

6 eachNew Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels cooked
6 TbspsBlack Bean Sofrito
6 tspsGreen Garlic Butter
6 TbspsShrimp, Tomato and Red Onion Pico
6 tspsCharred Cuban Red Bell Pepper Aioli
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