Mussel Saffron Soup

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4

    First-Course Servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

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By James Peterson

Published 2007

  • About

Mussels and saffron are destined to accompany each other. But curry powder is almost as good, as the popular seaside French mussel dish known as mouclade has long proven. The challenge when making shellfish soups is getting your hands on plenty of shellfish steaming liquid. You will need about 8 pounds mussels (which fortunately aren’t expensive) to get the 4