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Sous vide mussles


Asked by Dean on Tuesday, March 09
How long should you sous vide mussels(in their shells) for till they are pasterised? @60.5 degrees C is 1/2 an hour long enough?

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I ran across this article on <a href="http://www.fao.org/wairdocs/tan/x5932E/x5932e01.htm#Pasteurized%20Mussels">pasteurizing mussels</a> and it suggests 70C for 20 minutes. However, they also suggest having a acidic liquid in there so they wouldn't still be in their shells.
Answered by Jason Logsdon on Tuesday, March 09
You can also find a lot of sous vide information, as well as over 100 recipes, in our book Beginning Sous Vide which you can get at Amazon.com or as a pdf download.

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