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Goin' Coastal: Thai Coconut Curry Mussels

Coconut Curry Sauce Ingredients  (This recipe yields about 8 cups.)

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil                        
  • 1 Vidalia onion, diced
  • 6 Thai chili peppers, minced
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 cans coconut milk
  • 1 quart heavy cream
  • 1 jar yellow curry paste
  • 2 limes, zested and juiced

Coconut Curry Sauce Procedure

  • Sweat the onion and chili peppers in oil.
  • Deglaze the onions and peppers with mirin and fish sauce.
  • Add the coconut milk, heavy cream, curry paste, zest, and juice, and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Once boiling, remove the mixture from the heat and allow it to cool.

Thai Coconut Curry Mussels Ingredients

  • Desired quantity of mussels for your family/guests, cooked or uncooked (uncooked preferred)
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 2-3 Thai chili peppers, minced

Thai Coconut Curry Mussels Procedure

  •  Coat a medium saute pan with cooking spray or oil and heat on high.
  • Add 2 or 3 Thai chili peppers (these are very hot — be careful) and mussels, and saute for about 2 minutes.
  •  Pour the desired amount of coconut curry sauce into the pan (1 pound of mussels needs at least 1 cup of curry sauce).
  •  Bring the mussels and curry sauce to a boil.
  • Once mussels have opened, they are ready to serve.
  • Garnish with cilantro.