Moules marinière is a classic French dish, and it’s easy to see why it’s so popular! The combination of shellfish, a light broth, and a hint of seasoning means it’s easy to make and delicious to eat. We’ve put a modern twist on the popular classic by swapping wine with a beer broth made with the fine flavours of Kronenbourg1664.
You can easily scale this mussels recipe up or down depending on how many people you’re cooking for. For a more casual dining experience, put the bread in the middle of the table and let everyone help themselves.
IngredientsNumber of servings – 4
- Around 800g mussels
- 1 440ml can of Kronenbourg 1664
- 1 onion
- 2 cloves garlic
- Splash of olive oil
- Crusty bread
- Fresh parsley (optional)
1. Wash the mussels in a colander. Remember to throw away any that are already open first.
2. Thinly slice the onion and garlic and sauté in a large pan, in the olive oil, until soft.
3. Add the Kronenbourg 1664 and the mussels to the pan, cover, and simmer on a medium heat for 5-7 minutes (until most of the mussels are open).
4. Serve the mussels in the broth, with parsley on top if you wish, and crusty bread on the side.
Tip: This recipe is also a great starter – just reduce the amount of mussels accordingly.
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