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  • Lizzie Redwood

Pickled Mussels

Updated: Sep 20, 2023

Cook Time 20 minutes

Pickled Mussels


1kg Omega mussels

500ml White Wine Vinegar

100ml Water

10 tbsp Castor Sugar

1 tsp Yellow Mustard Seeds

20 Coriander Seeds

Pinch of salt

½ small Fennel Bulb

1 Shallot

½ Carrot

Parsley Stalks


  1. Open the mussels and remove from the pouch.

  2. Remove the meat from the shells and check for any beards, remove if necessary. Set aside until needed.

  3. Place the vinegar, water and sugar into a small pot, add the mustard seeds and coriander seeds.

  4. Heat to a simmer, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Once the liquid has come to a simmer remove from the heat.

  5. Thinly slice the fennel bulb. Peel and slice the shallot and carrot.

  6. Add the sliced vegetables, parsley stalks and mussels to the pickling liquid.

  7. Allow to cool, store in an airtight jar in the fridge until needed.

Recipe created by A Tasty Kitchen

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