Steamed Mussels with Chipotles & Coconut Milk

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Recipe combines fresh mussels and coconut milk.  Coconut milk can be found in the ethnic section of your grocery store, or most Asian grocery stores. It is a common ingredient in Thai cooking.
Recipe By: Ristra Restaurant in Santa Fe
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  • Serves 4


    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 cup chopped onion
    • 1/2 cup peeled carrot
    • 1 can coconut milk
    • 1 cup chicken broth
    • 1 cup dry white wine
    • 3 tablespoon chopped garlic
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint ( or substitute with chopped cilantro)
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon chopped chipotle in adobo
    • 2 1/4 lbs mussels, scrubbed, debearded


Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium heat. Add onion and carrot and sauté until onion is tender. Stir in coconut milk, broth, wine and garlic; boil over medium heat until reduced to 2 cups. Stir in mint and chiles. Add mussels; cover and cook until mussels open, serve.
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