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Smoked Bacon Shaved Fennel Lonetree Cider Mussels | Lonetree Cider x Chewies Oyster Bar

This smoked bacon laden, Lonetree Cider kissed, Salt Spring Island mussel dish is the perfect warm savory plate for one or two!

Prep: 20 mins

Diff: Easy

Serves: 1-2


- 1 lb cleaned Salt Spring Island mussels

- Hickory smoked bacon cut into lardons

- Shaved fennel

- Minced garlic and shallot

- ½ cup Lonetree Authentic Dry Cider

- Lemon Juice to taste

- Sliced sourdough baguette to serve


Render fat from bacon over medium heat until lardons are crispy. Add garlic shallot, fennel and mussels to pan, season with salt and pepper and sauté for two minutes. Turn heat up full, add Lonetree Cider and cover pan to steam mussels. Add lemon juice at the end and check seasoning. Serve in wide bowl and garnish with freshly chopped parsley and a half lemon.

Make this recipe at home, or come try Chef Finn's mouthwatering version at Chewies Oyster Bar Kitsilano, 2201 W 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC.

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