Mussel recipes

British mussels are an inexpensive, tasty and sustainable option when it comes to seafood. At their most succulent and plentiful in the chilly autumn and winter months, let us tempt you with our tasty mussel recipes.

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Rick Stein’s arroz verde (green rice with garlic, parsley and mussels)

Mussel recipes

Rick Stein’s arroz verde (green rice with garlic, parsley and mussels)

Mussels and rice are a winning combination in this sunny dish, flavoured with parsley and garlic. “I love these Spanish...

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Best of the best seafood stew

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Best of the best seafood stew

A simple yet rich prawn-head stock forms the base of this wonderful seafood stew, packed with tomatoes, fennel and peppers,...

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Tamarind and coconut mussels with rice

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Tamarind and coconut mussels with rice

Tangy tamarind, warming ginger and subtly chilli-infused coconut milk create a stunning, vibrant broth to cook mussels in. Served over...

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Cornish bouillabaisse

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Cornish bouillabaisse

This bouillabaisse from Emily Scott is made with easy to access British ingredients like gurnard and mussels. It’s a one...

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Mussels with ‘nduja, fennel and oregano

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Mussels with ‘nduja, fennel and oregano

This is moules mariniere’s spicy sibling! Fiery ‘nduja adds heat to this quick and easy pot of mussels, whilst fennel’s...

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Grilled miso, lime and ginger mussels

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Grilled miso, lime and ginger mussels

Perfect for a starter or served with chips for a main, these crispy-zingy mussels come complete with their own mini...

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Mussel and potato salad with capers and thyme

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Mussel and potato salad with capers and thyme

A beautiful summer salad just begging to be eaten in the garden with a glass of white wine. Saline-sweet mussels,...

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Mussel and egg pancake with soy beansprouts

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Mussel and egg pancake with soy beansprouts

Inspired by the Thai street food dish hoi tod, this speedy savoury pancake is packed with flavour and feels fancy...

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Grilled mussels with garlic and parsley

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Grilled mussels with garlic and parsley

“This way of preparing mussels is sometimes called moules farcies au beurre d’escargot (mussels with snail butter), as this combination...

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Simple fish stew

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Simple fish stew

Rick Stein uses prawns, monkfish and mussels in his simple fish stew for maximum flavour without any hassle. Just make...

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Mussels skordalia

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Mussels skordalia

”A made-in-heaven combo. Hot mussels with a Greek potato, olive oil and garlic sauce called skordalia.” – Rick Stein Want...

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Fideuà (Spanish seafood noodle paella)

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Fideuà (Spanish seafood noodle paella)

This much-loved Valencian seafood noodle paella, called fideuà, is the ideal one-pan supper, with everyone diving into the finished creation...

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Mussels with salsa verde and olive oil chips

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Mussels with salsa verde and olive oil chips

A sharp salsa verde gives a smart update to a thrifty supper of moules frites – aka mussels and chips!

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Steamed mussels with curry, leeks and saffron cream

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Steamed mussels with curry, leeks and saffron cream

This recipe, known as mouclade in France, is traditionally made with shallots, white wine and cream but we’ve added leeks and,...

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Linguine with mussels, beurre blanc and parsley

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Linguine with mussels, beurre blanc and parsley

A quick, creamy pasta recipe made with mussels, white wine and fresh parsley. Use mussels when they are in season,...

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Mussel, tomato and chorizo ragù on garlic toasts

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Mussel, tomato and chorizo ragù on garlic toasts

Garlicky, soupy shellfish stews such as this one are found all around the Mediterranean coastline. Make sure you buy some crusty...

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