Steamed Mussels and Pollock with Mashed Potatoes

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Steamed Mussels and Pollock with Mashed Potatoes
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
400 grams
Pollock (or cod)
4
large white Onions
150 milliliters
250 milliliters
1 kilogram
Mussel (or clams)
freshly ground Pepper
cold-pressed Olive oil
800 grams
starchy Potatoes

Preparation steps

1.

Drizzle the pollock with lemon juice. Rinse the mussels, remove the beards and discard any open shells.

2.

Peel the onions, quarter and thinly slice. Heat 4 tablespoons olive oil in a saucepan and sweat the onions until softened. Add the wine and fish stock and bring to a boil. Add the mussels, cover and cook until the shells open. Remove from the pot and set aside. Discard any unopened shells. Boil the liquid down and season with salt and pepper. Return the mussels to the pan, cover and set aside to keep warm.

3.

Meanwhile, steam the pollock until cooked to your liking. Season with salt and pepper.

4.

Scrub the potatoes thoroughly and cook in salted water until fork-tender. Let cool briefly, peel and mash with 4-5 tablespoons olive oil and 1 teaspoon dried thyme. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange the mussels, pollock and mashed potatoes on serving plates. Serve immediately with a glass of white wine, if desired.