Braised Garlic-Thyme Mussels paired with Matua Sauvignon Blanc Recipe Video


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
MethodMain Ingredient,
Interest GroupHealthy, ,


 Garlic cloves2 Medium, chop
 Shallots2 Tablespoon, chop
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Mussels500 Gram
 Chicken stock1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Fresh thyme1 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 French bread loaf1 Medium, sliced thickly
 Butter3 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1590 Calories from Fat 588

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g100.6%

Saturated Fat 28.3 g141.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 165 mg

Sodium 2311.6 mg96.3%

Total Carbohydrates 199 g66.3%

Dietary Fiber 12.7 g51%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 69 g138%

Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 57.6%

Calcium 23.7% Iron 129.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Heat up a large skillet on high heat and drizzle little olive oil.
2) Add the shallots and garlic to caramelize in hot oil.
3) Add the mussles and pour in chicken stock.
4) Season with fresh thyme, salt and pepper.
5) Brush the bread slices with olive oil and place inside oven unbroiled.
6) Add the butter on the mussels and serve the cooked mussels on top of the toasted bread.

7) Serve the wine on side.