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.
16K 1 5
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: December 30th 2019

Keywords for this recipe:MusselsCurryMariniereCabbage

For 4 people, you will need:

Change to the quantities for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 9 min.15 min.1 hour 24 min.
At what time:
  • When will I finish if I start the recipe at ... ?
    When should I start for the recipe to be ready at ... ?
  • Work this out...

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.
Curried mussels with cabbage : Photo of step #7
...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.
Curried mussels with cabbage : Photo of step #10
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.

Keeping:

Should be eaten immediately.

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).

How much will it cost?

Change currency:

Note : These prices are only approximate.

Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
MusselsMussels: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Mussels marinière, Paella, Paimpol salad, Normandy seafood stew, Mussels with arroz negro, ... All
White cabbageWhite cabbage: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Roast cabbage with lemon, Pan-fried fish fillets, braised cabbage with Noilly Prat, Lemony cabbage and potato salad, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Bisto-style canapés, Artichoke hearts forestier , Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc, Rabbit civet "à la normande", Two-cheese quiche, ... All
OnionOnion: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rustic chicken and mushroom pie, Winegrowers' sausage casserole, Lumberjack turnovers, Potato tortilla (Spanish omelette), Carbonnade, ... All

Other recipes you may also like

The fastest type of hob
The fastest type of hob
You may have asked yourself already: between gas, electric and induction, which is the quickest? Let's try the experiment...
84K4 22 min.
Butter cream
Butter cream
Butter cream is made with egg yolk, sugar syrup and, of course, butter. These days it has fallen rather out of fashion, probably because it's very rich, but it still has its aficionados. Here is the classic plain version, which you can lighten and flavour as you wish.
271K4.6 58 min.
Gratin slices with spinach
Gratin slices with spinach
A slice of bread with a gratin of bechamel containing hard-boiled egg and topped with cheese, served with fresh spinach.
73K4.1 1 hour 33 min.
Bounty-style tart for Alison
Bounty-style tart for Alison
This Bounty-style tart combines, as you might expect, chocolate and coconut in a sweetcrust pastry case.
106K 14 1 hour 34 min.
Doughnuts
Doughnuts
Ring doughnuts are a traditional American treat. In the United States they are part of the culture and come plain or with lots of different icings and toppings. Here is a recipe for plain doughnuts to which you can add your own choice of icing.
79K4.7 3 hours 13 min.

News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2021-08-08)

I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.

Post your comment or question

I am not a leaving thing

Follow this recipe

If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page