Creamy White Wine Mussels

Creamy White Wine Mussels with Lemon Pepper Fries

  • Author: Salima's Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4 servings 1x


These creamy white wine mussels are the ultimate date night dinner topped with oven baked lemon pepper fries and fresh arugula.



  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 large shallot
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • salt & pepper
  • 3 cups white wine
  • 2 lbs mussels
  • 4 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1tbsp lemon juice
  • arugula to top (optional)
  • lemon pepper oven baked fries – click to get the recipe (optional)


  1. In a heavy bottomed soup pot combine butter, shallots, and garlic. Sauté until the shallots and garlic become fragrant. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  2. Add white wine and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes or until the alcohol taste has gone and the wine has slightly reduced.
  3. Add in the mussels and half of the parsley, cover and check every minute or so, removing from the heat only when a majority of the muscles have opened up.
  4. Add in the cream and stir. Toss in lemon juice and lemon zest and garnish with remaining parsley, arugula and fries.

  • Category: Seafood
  • Method: Boiled
  • Cuisine: French

Keywords: Creamy White Wine Muscles

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