Herb Marinated Mussels Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds mussels, cleaned
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon peel, grated
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • Lemon wedges
How to cook Herb Marinated Mussels:
  • Bring white wine and onion to boil. Add mussels, cover and steam until mussels open, about 5 minutes. Discard any mussels that do not open. Transfer mussels to plate. Reserve cooking liquid in saucepan.
  • Heat olive oil in skillet. Add minced garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. Add seasonings and cook 1 minute. Add mussel cooking liquid, vinegar, paprika, lemon peel and cayenne. Season with salt and pepper. Pour into large bowl.
  • Remove mussels from shells and add to bowl; reserve 1/2 of each shell. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Arrange mussel shells on platter. Place 1 mussel in each shell. Pour marinade over.
  • Garnish the Herb Marinated Mussels with lemon wedges.


The Herb Marinated Mussels recipe easy to cook and so good!

This recipe for Herb Marinated Mussels serves/makes: 4 servings

The Herb Marinated Mussels recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Mussels (more Mussels recipes)
Preparation Method: Marinated/Uncooked (more Marinated/Uncooked recipes)

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