Instant Pot Mussels Frites

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It doesn’t get more French than this bistro-style favorite—mussels steamed in garlic-infused white wine and served with herbed fries and flavored mayonnaise for dipping

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recipe updated Jun 8, 2020


  • Fresh rosemary icon
    Fresh rosemary
    1 tbsp (4g)
  • Russet potato icon
    Russet potato
  • Roma tomato icon
    Roma tomato
    3 (180g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Mussels icon
    3¾ cups
  • Roasted red pepper icon
    Roasted red pepper
    2 tbsp (17g)
  • Garlic powder icon
    Garlic powder
    1.5 tsp (4g)
  • Salt icon
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    about ¾ tsp (2g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    3 tbsp (44ml)
  • White wine icon
    White wine
    1 cup (240ml)
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
  • Mayonnaise icon
    about ¼ cup (96g)
  • Flat-leaf parsley icon
    Flat-leaf parsley
    about ½ cup (120g)


  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Inner pot
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large roasting dish

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 230°C
  2. Mix fresh rosemary, garlic powder, salt and black pepper into a clean small bowl
  3. Add russet potato to a clean large roasting dish
  4. Drizzle with olive oil
  5. Toss spices with potatoes
  6. Roast until browned - approx 25 min, 230°C
  7. Add roma tomato, white wine, garlic clove and bay leaves to the inner pot
  8. Top with mussels
  9. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  10. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 3 min
  11. Quick release
  12. Add mayonnaise, roasted red pepper and garlic clove to a clean small bowl
  13. Mix with tablespoon until well combined
  14. Serve
  15. Garnish with flat-leaf parsley
  16. Serve the potatoes with the dipping sauce alongside the mussels
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