Mussels Vinaigrette

Mejillones en Escabeche

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


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Floyd on Spain

By Keith Floyd

Published 1992

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  • 1kg (lb) mussels, prepared for the pot (washed, scraped and beards removed — sounds like my early morning ritual)
  • 1 clove


Put the mussels into a shallow pan, which has a lid, with the garlic, sherry, water and a little salt. Switch the heat on high, pop on the lid and bring everything up to bubbling point. The mussels are ready to eat when they open up — take them out as they do so that they don’t toughen. Chuck out any that refuse to open.

To make the vinaigrette: mix together all the other ingredients, i