American Mussel Soup (Microwave)


Today’s recipe, American Mussel Soup, is a perfect dish to serve when you want to impress your friends and family. The soup is full of flavor and rich in vitamin B12. Fits perfectly as a delicious appetizer, or as a full meal served with toast.

American Mussel Soup

This is what you need

serves 4

4 medium size potatoes

1 – 2 onions

2 – 3 thick slices of bacon

3,5 cups of fish-stock/broth (water + cube)

3 cups (8 oz, 0,5 lb) of canned, cleaned mussels (save the liquid)

0,4 cup of heavy cream

A pinch of pepper

salt (optional, the bacon might make it salty enough)

Step by step how to make American Mussel Soup in your microwave

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This is what you do

  1. Peel potatoes and onions. Cut potatoes, onions and bacon into small uniform cubes.

  2. Place the cubes in a micro safe bowl.

  3. Cover the bowl and cook the mixture on full power for 5 – 6 minutes. Add the fish broth and the liquid from the can. Cover the bowl again, and boil on full power for 10-12 minutes.

  4. Add the heavy cream, salt and pepper, and the mussels last.

IMPORTANT: Do NOT boil the soup after the mussels are added.

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