Mussels With Coconut Milk and Chilies


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Here’s a recipe that balances sweet and spicy flavors in a simple, yet elegant dish. The mussels are cooked in a sweet, creamy sauce, spiced with chilies, and flavored with garlic and fish sauce. It’s a great combo of flavors, that’s worth trying at home when you feel like having seafood.

Nutritional Chart

Calories: 559 kCal / serving

  • Proteins:
  • Fats:
  • Carbs:
  • 21 g
  • 32 g
  • 41 g

Ingredients Needed for Mussels With Coconut Milk and Chilies

1 pound mussel
3 spring onions
2 garlic cloves
1 red chili
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 ½ cups of coconut milk
2 tablespoons of fish sauce
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon salt

How to Make Mussels With Coconut Milk and Chilies

  1. Add the mussels in a large bowl and pour water until covered.
  2. Wash them thoroughly and throw away the opened mussels.
  3. Slice the spring onion, garlic, and chili. Add them in a heated skillet with a bit of olive oil.
  4. Stir for 1 minute and pour the coconut milk.
  5. Add the fish sauce and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Stir for 1 minute to combine the ingredients. Add the mussels. Cover them with a lid and let everything simmer for 2-5 minutes.
  7. Serve the mussels with a touch of fresh coriander on top!

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