Classic French Moules Marinières

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recipe by Kenwood

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based on 26 ratings

One of the easiest and delicious French recipes to make, this recipe serves four people as a small starter or it will serve two as a main. Serve in a large dish garnished with plenty of chopped parsley and accompanied by crusty bread or skinny fries. For a twist on this classic try using cider instead of wine.

recipe updated 21 Sep 2021


  • Shallot icon
    120 g (about 2 ¾)
  • Mussels icon
    1 kg (about 4 ¼ cups)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1 tablespoon (about 15 ml)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    15 g (about 1 tablespoon)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    1 (about 6 g)
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    8 sprigs
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
  • White wine icon
    White wine
    300 g (about 1 ¼ cups)
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    as needed


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  1. Fit max blade to kCook bowl
  2. Add shallot and olive oil to the kCook bowl
  3. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  4. Attach lid to kCook bowl with filler cap fitted
  5. Blend with filler cap fitted - 10 sec, speed 12
  6. Then add unsalted butter, garlic clove, fresh thyme and bay leaves to the kCook bowl
  7. Fit stir tool to kCook bowl
  8. Cook with filler cap removed - 2 min, 100°C, speed 4
  9. Then add mussels and white wine to the kCook bowl
  10. Cook with filler cap fitted - 5 min, 140°C, speed 1
  11. Serve
  12. Garnish with fresh parsley
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