1. À la marinière is a French phrase meaning "mariner's style." It refers to the preparation of shellfish with white wine and herbs. It can also refer to a fish dish garnished with mussels. 2. Marinière sauce is a mussel stockbased bercy sauce enriched with butter or egg yolks.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.