Royal mariniere

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 tablespoon Olive oil
100 grams Shallots; chopped (3 1/2oz)
1 Fish stock cube; made up with 450 ml
; (3/4 pint) water
150 millilitres Dry white wine; ( 1/4 pint)
500 grams Jersey Royal Potatoes; washed and cut in
; half lengthways
; (1lb)
2 Cloves garlic; crushed
400 grams Mussels; (or any other shell
; fish), well
; scrubbed and beards
; removed* (13oz)
2 tablespoons Flat leaf parsley; roughly chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons Single cream; (optional)

Heat the oil gently in a thick based saucepan and add the shallots, let them sweat for 3-4 minutes.

Add the stock, wine, garlic and Jersey Royals, bring to the boil and simmer gently for 15 minutes or until tender to the knife point.

Stir in the mussels, bring to the boil once again and then simmer gently for 3 minutes or so, until the mussels open.

Gently stir in the parsley and season to taste, adding the cream just before serving.

Notes *Chef's TipAny mussels that do not close when slightly tapped on a work surface should be discarded.

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NOTES : A delicious hearty supper.The Jersey Royals add to the delicious base of Moules Mariniere.

Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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