Mussels With Coconut Milk and Chilies

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

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.

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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