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Thai-Style Steamed Mussels

Thai-Style Steamed Mussels

5 from 3 reviews

Quick and delicious mussels steamed in white wine and a spicy and creamy Thai-style cooking sauce with coconut milk.

Ingredients

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  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 Thai red chili peppers, roughly chopped
  • 1 1-inch chunk fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • Zest of 1/2 lime
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 (13.66 fl oz) can unsweetened coconut milk
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt
  • 2/3 cup dry white wine, or beer
  • 2 pounds fresh mussels, scrubbed and debearded

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, combine garlic, chili peppers, ginger, cilantro, lime zest, and olive oil. Blend until the mixture turns into a paste. Transfer to a medium bowl and whisk in coconut milk and lime juice. Season with salt to taste and set aside.
  2. In a large pot, bring white wine or beer to a boil over medium-high heat. Add mussels and pour the cooking sauce over. Cover and cook the mussels until all of them are open, about 5-7 minutes. Shake the pot a couple times during cooking.
  3. Remove from heat. Spoon the mussels and broth into serving bowls and serve with crusty bread. Enjoy!

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Keywords: steamed mussels

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