Some Ideas for Mussels in Garlic Butter Sauce
Gently fry some chopped onion and celery in the pan, then add the mussels; as they defrost and heat through, add half a cup of dry white wine and a big splash of cream to give a rich depth of flavor
Moules a la Crème! Garnish with chopped parsley.
Add some zest of lemon rings in the changes.
Our Garlic Butter Mussels also make a great ingredient for paella or risotto! They go well with string beans, leeks, peas etc.
You could curry the mussels! Fry some onions until nearly cooked, add some curry powder (about 2 teaspoons, or to taste), cook on for a minute, then add the mussels . As they are heating up, add a quarter cup each of white wine and cream. When serving, garnish with cilantro.
Sauté shallots with olive oil, stir in capers, diced sun-dried tomato, Kalamata olives and a touch of anchovy paste and deglaze with white wine before stirring in Mussels in Garlic Sauce to heat through. Serve over linguini with minced parsley.
Sauté onions in butter, deglaze with fish stock, reduce, add corn, diced red bell pepper, heavy cream and Mussels In Garlic Sauce and heat through. Stir in minced chives and serve over several slices of grilled Rustic Bread toasts. Sprinkle top with shredded Asiago cheese to garnish.
Mussels Fisherman Style
Heat Mussels In Garlic Sauce and stir in pitted green olives, pimiento strips, diced canned tomatoes, tomato paste and red wine until heated through and serve tossed with minced parsley and scallions over a bed orzo or cous cous.
Simmer Mussels In Garlic Sauce with wine, minced shallots, lemon zest and juice along with hot red pepper flakes and serve tossed with minced parsley on top of crusty grilled French bread and sprinkled withparsley and lemon.
Saffron & Garlic Mussels
Shallots are lightly sautéed and simmered with wine, saffron, heavy cream, mussels are added and cooked to heat through. Serve over a bed of rice with minced parsley.
Belgium Mussels and Fritte
Garlic Mussels are steamed with wine and a touch of cream and served with a mound of French fries.
Mussels In Garlic Sauce are heated and then served top with a chopped tomato-basil- onion mixture and drizzled with a touch of balsamic glaze to serve over hot spaghetti.
Minced shallots are sautéed with butter then deglazed with rice wine vinegar, mixed with red or yellow Thai curry paste and coconut milk before stirring in Mussels in Garlic Sauce to heat through and finishing with minced cilantro. Serve over a bed of rice Asian noodles.