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A Weekday Menu Recipe

 

Belgian Mussels   HT MC Belgian  15mins

 

 

Serves 4   Hot  Seafood  Herbs  Alcohol  Vegetables   Main Course    Gluten Wheat Dairy free Eggless   Belgium Europe

 

 

Ingredients

1.8 kg/4lb fresh Mussels (in shell), cleaned
1 Onion, chopped

1 stick Celery, finely sliced or chopped
2 tbsp Freshly chopped Parsley
Salt and Pepper
240ml/8fl.oz. Dry White Wine

 

 

Instructions


1.  Important - throw away any mussels which are not closed or which do not close when tapped. Set the remainder aside.


2.  Place the onion, celery, parsley, salt, pepper and white wine in a very large saucepan and bring to the boil over a high heat.

 

3.  Add the prepared mussels, cover the pan and cook for a few minutes, shaking the pan from time to time, until the mussels are all opened. 

 

4.  Transfer the mussels and cooking liquor to individual deep bowls, discarding any mussels which have failed to open, and serve immediately.

 

 

Serving Suggestions :

Accompaniments 

Belgian Fries  or French Bread

Dessert

Damson and Apple Tansy

 

 

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Main equipment required to prepare fresh fish

 

Sharp knives - large and small

Chopping board

Kitchen scissors

Fish Scalers (optional)

 

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