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Jun '09

Fish For Friday Recipe: Thai Coconut Curry Mussels

See More Seafood and Shellfish Recipes Organized by Type of FishHere’s a delicious and easy savory Thai recipe for Thai Coconut Curry Mussels which features a delightfully slurpable broth from the folks at Phoo-D.

Thai Coconut Curry Mussels Recipe


One 1 1/2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled
4 garlic cloves, halved
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 large Spanish onions, coarsely chopped
4 jalapeños, halved, seeded and thinly sliced
2 stalks lemongrass, inner white bulb only, thinly sliced crosswise
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
3 kefir lime leaves, slightly torn to release flavor
1 Tablespoon chopped Thai basil
One 12-ounce can evaporated skim milk
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk (do not use low-fat)
3 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
Kosher salt

Garnish Ingredients:

1/3 cup coarsely chopped cilantro
1/4 cup chopped Thai basil
Lime wedges, for serving

How to Make Thai Coconut Curry Mussels

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