Moules Marinière

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
Paul Bocuse: Simply Delicious

By Paul Bocuse

Published 2014

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  • 4 quarts (4 liters) mussels, weighing about 6 lb. (2.8 kg)
  • 4 new onions


Mussels should be tightly closed or—if they are open—should close tightly when scraped or tapped with the blade of a knife; if they stay open, it means they are dead and could be dangerous if eaten (don’t worry, however, if the mussels open and close after being cleaned: they are simply breathing).

Clean the mussels one by one, scraping off any barnacles or mud, and pulling out the litt