North Coast Mussels in Lemon Garlic-Butter Sauce

Naturally, when you’re on holiday at the coast, you want to enjoy delicious seafood! You don’t have to splurge on an expensive restaurant dinner to enjoy a delicious mussel pot! Check out this North Coast mussel pot recipe.

Ingredients –

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup fresh cream (whipping cream)
  • 450 grams mussels
  • salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped

Instructions –

Melt the butter in a large pot (with a lid), add the onion, garlic and chili flakes and sauté until soft.

Add the white wine and simmer until reduced by two thirds. Add the cream and simmer for 2 – 3 minutes.

Add the mussels and cover the pot. Steam over low heat until the mussels are cooked (about 8 – 10 minutes).

Remove from the heat, discard any unopened mussels, season to taste with salt and pepper, stir in the lemon juice, zest and parsley.

Serve and enjoy!

Recipe courtesy of:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *