Curried mussels with cabbage


Curried mussels with cabbage
The mussels are cooked "à la marinière", then shelled and served in a creamy curry sauce with shredded, barely-tender cabbage.
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Last modified on: December 30th 2019

For 4 people, you will need:

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1 hour 9 min.15 min.1 hour 24 min.
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Keeping:

Should be eaten immediately.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 30 min.
Curried mussels with cabbage : Photo of step #1

Prepare the mussels

Cook 1 kg mussels as for mussels marinière.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Curried mussels with cabbage : Photo of step #2
Remove the shells and put the mussels in a bowl to wait.

Keep half the cooking liquid, the mussel "jus".

Stage 3 - 8 min.
Curried mussels with cabbage : Photo of step #3

The cabbage

Prepare 400 g white cabbage and shred finely.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Curried mussels with cabbage : Photo of step #4
Prepare 50 g onion and chop finely.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Curried mussels with cabbage : Photo of step #5
Heat 4 tablespoons olive oil in a deep skillet or frying pan. When good and hot, add the chopped onion.

Salt, pepper and mix well.

Cook for 1 or 2 minutes

without colouring..

Stage 6
Curried mussels with cabbage : Photo of step #6
Add the cabbage, mix again, cover and leave to cook...

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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...for 4 or 5 minutes until the cabbage is just tender.

Take off the heat and keep hot.

Stage 8 - 8 min.
Curried mussels with cabbage : Photo of step #8

The curry sauce

Put the mussel cooking liquid saved in stage 2 into a medium-sized saucepan.

Reduce by half on high heat.

Stage 9 - 4 min.
Curried mussels with cabbage : Photo of step #9
Add 250 ml liquid cream, mix throughly with a whisk and bring back to the boil.

Stage 10 - 4 min.
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Add 1 tablespoon curry powder, mix again and bring back to the boil.

Check the seasoning.

Stage 11 - 5 min.
Curried mussels with cabbage : Photo of step #11
Drain the mussels thoroughly, then add to the curry sauce.

Mix gently and turn off the heat.

Stage 12 - 5 min.
Curried mussels with cabbage : Photo of step #12
Heat the plates.

Arrange a bed of cabbage on each plate, sit the mussels on top and pour the remaining sauce over.

Serve immediately.

Remarks

The amount of curry powder is for guidance and should be varied to suit your own taste.

Green or white cabbage? Use whichever you prefer and is in season.

And to drink?

A dry white wine, the same one the mussels have been cooked in, or something fresh and light, like a Charcenne.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,550 Kcal or 10,676 Kj210 gr49 gr167 gr
128 %81 %5 %25 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
144 Kcal or 603 Kj12 gr3 gr9 gr
7 %5 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
638 Kcal or 2,671 Kj52 gr12 gr42 gr
32 %20 %1 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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