Forkful Mussels

Forkful Mussels

By Glenisk


8 Count


172 Calories

Total Time

40 Mins


6 Servings


2 shallots, finely chopped
2 cloves of garlic
Fresh thyme
75ml dry white wine
1kg of mussels
1 tbsp of Glenisk Crème fraîche
A good handful flat leaf parsley

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Forkful Mussels


  1. Wash and scrub the mussels, using a knife to cut off the mussels’ “beards”.​
  2. Chop the shallots and garlic.
  3. Melt butter in a deep heavy-based saucepan with a lid.
  4. Fry the shallots.
  5. Add the white wine and boil for 3 minutes.
  6. Add the thyme.
  7. Add mussels. Cover with lid and steam for 4 - 8 minutes.
  8. Scoop out mussels with slotted spoon and put in serving bowls.
  9. Bring the leftover sauce to a boil until reduced and thickened.
  10. Take off the heat, add the crème fraîche and mix until you have a glossy sauce.
  11. Spoon sauce over mussels.
  12. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve with wedge of lemon. 
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