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'Moules Frites'


The traditional Lille recipe.

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  • 2L of mussels
  • 50cl of dry white wine
  • parsley
  • 4/5 shallots
  • 3/4 onions
  • sprig of thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2/3 celeri sticks
  • 30g of butter
  • pepper


servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Place the cleaned mussels in a large saucepan. Add the finely sliced onion, butter, shallots, pepper and the crushed garlic clove.

Step 2

Add the celeri and the parsley leaves. Add the white wine, thyme, bay leaf and a little water if necessary.

Step 3

Leave to cook until the mussel shells have opened.
Serve with fresh potato chips.


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