Marinated mussels

by lucasblanes

Marinated mussels are a very easy recipe to make. Typical of Galicia, which is a leading producer of mussels in the world. This recipe is ideal to serve as starter for about 8 people. It is not expensive.


  • 1 kilo of mussels
  • 50 ml white wine, preferably not sweet, but with a little sweetness in the mouth as Airen white varietal wines.
  • 100 ml olive oil
  • 50ml white wine vinegar
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 10 black peppercorns
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika
  • 1/2 liter of water
  • Salt.


Step 1:

Place the mussels in water. Then, in a pan, pour a little white wine and mussels. Cover and wait for them to open.

Step 2:

In a dish put the bay leaf, garlic, pepper and cloves apart.

Step 3:

In a saucepan, pour the oil and garlic until they begin to brown, remove from heat and place the bay leaves.

Step 4:

Now, place the peppercorns and cloves. Stir with a spoon to combine. Wait until it takes the color of gold.

Step 5:
Then pour the vinegar, add the mussels and to boil at least 5 minutes over low heat. Add the salt.

These marinated mussels are excellent to accompany a glass of wine and chat with friends. Today we recommend:

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