Mussels in White Wine Sauce

Mussels in White Wine Sauce Recipe

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Mussels in White Wine Sauce Recipe

Recipe Info


Serves: 4


Calories: 286.5
Carbs: 12.7g
Fat: 10.9g
Protein: 27.7g

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Cooking Times

15 min
Preparation Time
0 Hours and 15 Minutes
30 min
Cook Time
0 Hours and 30 Minutes
45 min
Total Time
0 Hours and 45 Minutes



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  1. Place the mussels in a mixing bowl, pour the water over and set aside
  2. Heat the butter in a saucepan and sauté the onions until light and translucent
  3. In another saucepan, heat the milk and stock cubes together until all the cubes have dissolved
  4. Sprinkle the flour over the onion and butter mixture and remove from the heat
  5. Gradually stir in the milk mixture
  6. Stir until smooth and return to the heat
  7. Add the remaining ingredients, except for the wine
  8. Add the mussels and water
  9. Stir until the mixture comes to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer
  10. Simmer until the soup is flavoursome
  11. Add the white wine and simmer for another five minutes
  12. Add the lemon juice and curry powder if it is a bit bitter
  13. Season well with salt and pepper
  14. Sprinkle with parsley and serve straight away

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Ben Alexander
Thanks for this delicious mussels in white wine sauce recipe! I know there is a garlic variation in this recipe. I searched your site and could not find it. If you do have this variation available on your site, please can you share it with me? Thanks again. 5.00
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The Cooking Cat
Hi Ben, you are 100% correct. There is a grilled mussels in garlic and white wine sauce variant of this recipe. This recipe can be used with clams, oysters and scallops. You can see it here

Cheryl O'Brien
We are planning a visit to South African during the festive season and while searching Western Cape on google I found this mussels in white whine sauce recipe. I will definitely give this recipe a try seeing our accommodation is self-catering. I Will let you know what I think then, but thanks. Good reading. 5.00


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