Cheats Moules Marinières

Rinse the mussels under cold water and gently slide a knife under the mussel meat to remove the mussels from their shells
SERVINGS    
 
2-6
PREPARATION TIME
10 MINS
COOKING TIME
10 MINS

Ingredients

500g Half Shell Mussels
2 tbsp Olive Oil
1 Carrot (cut into fine strips)
2 cloves of Garlic (crushed)
1 Shallot (chopped)
100g smoked Bacon (cut into fine strips)
250 ml White Wine
1 tsp Potato flour or Corn flour
100 ml Double Cream
2 stalks each of Parsley and Lemon thyme (chopped)

Cheats Moules Marinières

Instructions

Rinse the mussels under cold water and gently slide a knife under the mussel meat to remove the mussels from their shells. Pat dry the mussels with kitchen paper and set aside.

Heat up a large frying pan. Add the oil, carrots, garlic, shallots and bacon and braise for 2-3 minutes. Deglaze with wine and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Dissolve the starch into the cream and add to the pan. Bring to boil, add the mussels and heat for 1-2 minutes until the mussels are hot. Sprinkle with herbs all over and serve immediately.

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