Recipe & Video Moules Marinière

Hungry Man

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7 Jul 2020
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12:12 PM
Moules Marinière (French style creamy mussels)


- 2kg mussels
- 1 onion (chopped)
- 2 shallots (chopped)
- 2 cloves of garlic (chopped)
- bunch of celery stalks and leaves (leaves chopped)
- 1 carrot (diced)
- 1 cup of white wine
- 2-3 bay leaves
- handful of thymes
- 50g butter
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- salt and pepper to season
- parsley to garnish


  1. First of all, make sure the mussels are fresh. Tap them with your fingers to see if the open mussels close their shells. If not, discard!
  2. Wash and rinse the mussels and set aside.
  3. Chop the onion and the shallots.
  4. Melt the butter in a pot and add the olive oil.
  5. Add the onions and shallots. Sweat them for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Bind together the bay leaves, thyme and celery stalks and add them into the pot.
  7. Add 1 cup of white wine
  8. Add salt and pepper to season
  9. Once the wine evaporates, discard the bay leaves, thyme and celery
  10. Add the carrots and continue cooking for 3-4 minutes
  11. Add the mussels and the chopped celery leaves. Give it a quick stir.
  12. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes on low heat
  13. Garnish with chopped parsley prior to the serving.
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