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Ever get random cravings out of no where and you just have to eat that random food item?

It’s 10 am and I’m craving Thai Coconut Curry Mussels.


Don’t worry, I waited until 1 pm to have them so it wouldn’t be quite so weird. And boy were they Yummy.

Here’s the recipe.

Thai Coconut Curry Mussels

  • 1 lb mussels
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 lemon grass stalk, cut in half lengthwise
  • 4 kaffir lime leaves finely sliced
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sriracha chili sauce
  • salt to taste

In a large sauce pan with a lid, add all the ingredients except the mussels. Crush the lemon grass stalk using the back of a spoon. Cover and bring the coconut mixture to a simmer and allow the flavors to develop for approximately 10 minutes. Meanwhile, clean and scrub the mussels and remove any beards. Remove any mussels with an open shell. Add the mussels to the pot. Cover and allow to steam. The mussels are cooked when the shells open. Discard any unopened shells. Serve in a large bowl with some of the coconut stock.


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