Mussels Marinated in Garlic and Herbs

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

Marinated mussels


  1. Discard any mussels that are not tightly closed.
  2. Remove beard and any hair like bits from the mussels.
  3. Wash mussels very well, scrubbing with a hard bristle brush.
  4. Put mussels and 1/2 cup of water in large pot, cook on high for 4 to 5 minutes, or until the shells have opened.
  5. Remove mussels from water and discard any that do not open.
  6. Strain cooking liquid and reserve.
  7. Combine oil, 3 tbsp of the reserved liquid, garlic, parsley and salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  8. Place mussels in half shell and arrange on a platter.
  9. Drizzle with sauce.

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