How to Cook Mussels

Cooking the perfect mussel couldn’t be easier. You’ll always make the right choice with Eyre Peninsula Seafoods premium mussels products. Each of our premium mussel brands offers the same great tasting flavour you’ll love.

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Mussels are so fast and easy to cook… so there’s no reason they can’t be made on busy weekday evenings. Learn how to cook mussels so every day can be a treat!

Best of all you can learn how to cook mussels on a budget – with mussels, you don’t have to splurge to get your hands on ocean fresh quality. That’s because our mussels are great value in price and convenience. And you don’t need to go anywhere special to get them. Simply grab a packet on your regular trip to the supermarket store.

Mussels are bursting with nutrients your body needs. They are a great source of zinc, omega 3, iodine, selenium and Vitamins A and B12, and are high in protein and iron. It makes a healthy fast food you can be proud to serve up.


  • Kinkawooka Shellfish 1kg ready to cook mussels


1 Rinse the mussels in the sink with cold water.

2 Add a cup of water and the mussels in the pot.

3 Put the lid on and let it cook for 3 to 5 minutes.

4 Stir the mussels occasionally to help the mussels open.

Where to buy

Our Premium Products

Eyre Peninsula Seafoods is home to Australia’s premium mussel brands: Kinkawooka Shellfish and Boston Bay Mussels. Soft, small and sweet with a rich creamy texture, our mussels are simply the best. Ocean fresh, certified organic and sustainably farmed, our mussels are good for you and the ocean.

Kinkawooka Shellfish

Cooking for a crowd? With Kinkawooka’s 1kg Ready to Cook Mussels you can easily serve up a pot of our ocean fresh mussels to your dinner guests.

Mussel Hot Pot

They’re here and they’re fabulous… our Boston Bay Mussel Hot Pot from the pristine waters off the Eyre Peninsula, packed fresh using only the best ingredients.

Boston Bay

Our 1kg Ready to Cook Boston Bay Mussels make the perfect choice to cook when feeding a crowd. Restaurant quality mussels in your home!

More mussel recipes to impress

Mussels in Creamy White Wine Sauce

Mussels in Creamy White Wine Sauce

Bring a taste of France to your dinner table with mussels in a white wine sauce. This recipe is the ultimate indulgence you can whip up in no time at all with our cooked mussels. Simply reheat them in the sauce and you are good to go.

Hot and Spicy Chilli Mussels

Hot and Spicy Chilli Mussels

If you are looking to add some heat and spice to your cooking life - look no further than chilli mussels. With the tender, sweet and rich creamy texture of the mussels combined with the spicy heat of mussels - it’s a match made in seafood heaven.

Garlic Mussels with Olive Oil and Parsley

Garlic Mussels with Olive Oil and Parsley

Infused with pungent garlic, smooth olive oil and fresh bitter parsley - this garlic mussels recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser. And with only a handful of ingredients needed, it makes the perfect introduction to cooking with mussels.

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