Marinated mussels

Recipe from: 9/1/1992 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 8
Servings 1


Serving Change
  • 1
    onion, sliced
  • 1
    carrot, sliced
  • 1
    small stalk celery, chopped
  • 1
    bouquet garni
  • 125
    dry white wine
  • 6
  • 4
    cloves of garlic, sliced lengthways
  • 24
    mussels, cleaned


1. In a saucepan, slowly bring to the boil all the ingredients, except the mussels. Reduce heat and simmer for five minutes. Add the mussels, increase heat and bring to the boil again. Remove the saucepan from the heat and let it stand for five minutes. Discard any unopened mussels. Break off the half of the shell without the mussel, and discard. Remove the black rim from the mussel in the remaining half. 2. Strain the liquid and pour it over the mussels. Refrigerate until required. (Keep the liquid in reserve for poached salmon trout - see recipe.)

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