Classic French Mussels

Recipe courtesy George Duran

Yield: 2 servings
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  • 3 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 2 whole(s) shallots, finely chopped
  • 4 clove(s) garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 pound(s) mussels, cleaned
  • 1 cup(s) white wine
  • 1/2 cup(s) heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoon(s) unsalted butter cut into pieces
  • 1/2 bunch(es) fresth parsley, chopped
  • kosher salt
  • crusty bread, to serve


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the shallots and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the mussels, wine, cream, butter and parsley and season well with salt. give it a good stir, cover the pot and cook until mussels open and are cooked through, about 10 to 15 minutes. Divide the mussels and the juices between 2 bowls and serve with the crusty bread.
March 2013

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