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Marinated/Pickled Mussels

Marinated / Pickled Mussels

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Number of Servings: 8
Cooking Time: 20 mins

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  • 6 lb fresh PEI mussels
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 small hot pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup shallots or green onions, chopped
  • 1 small red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, minced
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar (marinade)
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard (marinade)
  • 2 clove garlic, chopped (marinade)
  • 1/4 tsp salt (marinade)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil (marinade)
  • 1 dash black pepper (marinade)


  1. Rinse fresh blue mussels in tap water.
  2. Place all ingredients (not the marinade ingredients) in a large saucepan with a lid and steam for 5-7 minutes until mussels are steamed open.
  3. Remove mussels. Discard any mussels that do not open
  4. When cool, shuck mussels and place meats in a large serving dish. Combine above marinate ingredients in an air-tight container and shake vigorously to blend.
  5. Pour over mussels
  6. Refrigerate until ready to use.