Mussels with a Garlic and White Wine Sauce

Succulent Mussels With A White Wine Sauce

Serves: 2

Preparation: 30 minutes

Cooking: 15 minutes

Total: 45 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 Garlic Clove- finely chopped
  • 1 Shallot- finely diced
  • 1kg Mussels- scrubbed and beards removed
  • 1 cup Dry White Wine
  • Salt
  • Coriander- handful chopped


  1. Scrub the mussels and pull off the beards that come out of the shell.
  2. Tap on the open mussels. If they don’t close then throw them out.
  3. Add olive oil to the saucepan on a medium, low heat.
  4. Fry the shallots and garlic until softened.
  5. Add the white wine and salt.
  6. Turn the heat up and add the mussels to the pot.
  7. Put the lid on and cook for 3/4 minutes or until all the mussels are open.
  8. Remove the mussels from the pot and cook your sauce for a further minute.
  9. Discard any mussels that are not open.
  10. Split the mussels between two bowls. Pour the wine sauce over both.
  11. Garnish with coriander.

Serve with warm crusty bread, thin crispy fries and a glass of white wine. Enjoy!

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