Embark on a tantalizing journey to the heart of Belgium with our mouthwatering Moules-frites recipe! This iconic Belgian dish encapsulates the spirit of coastal dining, bringing together the briny goodness of mussels and the irresistible crunch of golden fries. 🌊🍟 As you dive into this culinary adventure, you’ll discover the harmonious blend of flavors that has made Moules-frites a cherished classic in Belgian cuisine. Get ready to elevate your home-cooking experience with this symphony of taste and texture!


  1. Fresh mussels: 2 lbs
  2. Shallots, finely chopped: 2
  3. Garlic cloves, minced: 2
  4. Fresh parsley, chopped: 1/4 cup
  5. Dry white wine: 1 cup
  6. Unsalted butter: 2 tbsp
  7. Olive oil: 2 tbsp
  8. Salt and pepper to taste
  9. Potatoes (for fries): 4 large
  10. Vegetable oil (for frying): as needed


  1. Scrub and debeard the mussels, discarding any that are open or damaged.
  2. In a large pot, sauté shallots and garlic in olive oil and butter until softened.
  3. Add the mussels to the pot, pour in the white wine, and cover. Cook until the mussels open, discarding any that remain closed.
  4. Stir in chopped parsley and season with salt and pepper.


  1. Cut the potatoes into thin strips and fry until golden brown.

Approximately 30-40 minutes.

Calories per serving: Around 600-700.


  1. Simple yet sophisticated dish.
  2. Perfect for entertaining guests.
  3. Versatile – the broth complements various side dishes.

Examples of Serving:
Enjoy the moules-frites with a side of crusty bread, a crisp salad, or paired with a Belgian beer for the full experience! 🥖🥗🍺

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