Mussels In Coconut Milk Curry


Recipe combines fresh mussels, groundnut oil, Thai green curry paste, turmeric, coconut milk, kaffir lime leaves, palm sugar, basil leaves.

Recipe By: Copyright 1996 - SelecTV Cable Limited.
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  • Serves 6


    • 2 tablespoon groundnut oil
    • 1 teaspoon Thai green curry paste
    • 1 clove garlic; finely chopped
    • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger; finely chopped
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 2 cup coconut milk
    • 2 kaffir lime leaves
    • 1 stalk lemongrass; finely-chopped
    • 32 mussels; bearded
    • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
    • 1 teaspoon palm sugar
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
    • 2 tablespoon freshly torn basil leaves


Heat the oil and sauté the curry paste, garlic and ginger for 2 minutes. Add the turmeric, coconut milk, lime leaves and lemon grass and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Add the mussels, cover, then increase the heat and cook for 5 minutes until the mussels have opened. Discard any mussels that refuse to open.

Add the fish sauce, palm sugar and lime juice and simmer for one minute, shaking the pan to mix the ingredients well together. Divide between bowls and scatter the basil leaves over the curry.

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