Moules A La Mariniere Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings6


 Mussels4 Pint, cleaned
 Dry white wine2 Cup (16 tbs)
 Garlic1 Clove (5gm), crushed
 Onion1 , finely chopped
 Butter2 Ounce
 Double cream3 Tablespoon
 Parsley1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
 Salt To Taste
 Ground pepper1 To taste


1) Into a wide frying pan, melt half the butter and over a low flame sauté the garlic and onion till soft
2) Pour the white wine and let it come to a boil
3) Tip in mussels
4) Cover with a lid and leave to simmer on high heat for 4-5 minutes
5) Remove the lid and using a draining spoon lift out each mussel as they open up
6) Place the onto a plate
7) Any mussel that hasn't opened up needs to be discarded
8) Line a sieve with fine muslin cloth
9) Strain the liquid in which the mussels were cooked
10) Return the strained liquid back into the pan and simmer to reduce to half
11) Add cream and rest of butter
12) Once the cream was heated through, season with salt and pepper
13) Pour over the mussels half open and sprinkle with some chopped parsley

14) Serve the mussels warm