Creamy Mussels and Fries

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  • 1Kg Mussels, cleaned and beards removed
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup light cream or 2/3 cup all purpose cream + 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley

For the fries

  • you can use ready made fries from the grocery or 3 pieces potatoes, clean and cut
  • oil for frying
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a pot and sauté garlic and onions until onion become translucent.
  2. Add cream and curry powder. Stir and bring to a boil.
  3. If the sauce is too thick, you can add milk to thin it out.
  4. Add mussels and cook/simmer for 5 minutes or until mussels open.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Heat oil in a pan, fry potatoes/frozen fries until golden brown
  7. season with salt
  8. Serve with San Miguel Premium All Malt Beer