Spicy Mussels

Spicy Mussels


Prep Time:  8 minutes
Cook Time:  9 minutes
Ready In:  minutes

Categories:  ,

Yields or Serves:  4

[Total: 5   Average: 2.4/5]

With just a few ingredients and ready in less than 20 minutes, turn to this recipe for Asian inspired mussels with red curry paste, fresh ginger, coconut milk, and cilantro.

  • 32 Ounces Mussels
  • 2 Inch Piece Fresh Ginger
  • 1 Cup Unsweetened Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Thai Red Curry Paste
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 3/4 Cup Chopped Fresh Cilantro
  1. Rinse mussels under cold water. Scrub and debeard any mussels that need it. Throw away any cracked or open mussels.
  2. Peel ginger and grate into large-size pot or Dutch oven. Add coconut milk, 1/2 Cup water, and red curry paste. Turn heat to high ad whisk to combine
  3. When liquid is at a boil, add mussels. Season with kosher salt and pepper. Stir until mussels are well coated. Cover pot and turn heat down to medium. Cook 5 minutes until mussels have opened. Throw away any mussels that have not opened.
  4. Remove pot from heat and garnish with cilantro.
  5. Serve immediately.
  6. Serves 4
  7. Prep Time: 8 Minutes Cook Time: 9 Minutes Total Time: 17 Minutes
  8. “Work With What You Got!”
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Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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