Mussels with Cider and Creme Fraiche

Bring out the natural sweetness of our Australian blue mussels with cider and creme fraiche.

A well-loved combination that will make your taste buds sing, this mussel recipe is to die for. And you’ll be proud to share it around.

Serves: 4 PRINT THIS

You’ll love having this mussel recipe up your sleeve the next time you get stuck for an indulgent dinner choice. And you will find all the ingredients at your local supermarket – no fuss required.

With only three simple steps – this recipe will have you out in the kitchen and mingling with your guests in no time at all.

Preparation time: 10 mins | Cooking time: 10 mins | Serves 4 people


  • 1kg Kinkawooka Pot Ready Mussels
  • 1 knob of butter
  • 1 shallot, finely sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, sliced
  • 100ml apple cider or white wine
  • 1tbs crème fraiche
  • Small bunch flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • Crusty bread to serve


1 Melt a knob of butter in a large pot on high heat. Cook the shallots and garlic for 1-2 minutes.

2 Add the cider or wine and drained mussels. Cook with lid on for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally until the mussels have opened.

3 Stir in the parsley and crème fraiche.

4 Serve in bowls, accompanied with crusty bread. Yum!

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!

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