Moules-frites - Mosselen met friet

Moules-frites or Mosselen met friet, (Clams with fries) is a popular dish in Belgium and the north of France. It is considered one of the national dishes of Belgium.


The dish consists of mussels cooked in salted water with vegetables including celery and onion. Along with a portion of fries. In Belgium the mussels are prepared in the special black enamelled mussel pots and served with Belgian fries. Per person is an average one kilo of mussels is needed. The fries are usually eaten with mayonnaise or mussel sause made of a cocktail of mayonnaise and mustard.

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