Competition Entry

Green Curry Mussels

By Tania Cusack
Green Curry Mussels
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An easy quick flavour explosion for a weeknight

Cuisine :

Thai

Ingredients :

1 onion diced
1 clove of garlic crushed
1 Tablespoon of grated ginger
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 Tablespoon Valcom green curry paste ( more if you want)
1 kg pack of cleaned mussels
1 teaspoon sugar
1 Tablespoon fish Squid brand sauce
½ bunch of chopped coriander
1 cup coconut milk or cream or ½ stock / ½ coconut
2 tablespoons fried shallots ( from Asian stores)

Cooking Steps :

Choose a medium sized deep heavy pot.

Heat the pot gently and add the oil, onion, garlic, ginger and green curry paste and sweat on low till translucent.

Add the sugar , fish sauce and coconut milk and bring up to the boil. Taste ( does it need more sugar or anything else?)

Add the drained mussels and add a lid. Bring back up to the boil then take off the heat.

Shake the pot occasionally till the mussels are opened.

Sprinkle over chopped coriander & fried shallots
Options
Add sugar snap peas when adding the mussels

Serve with sliced chilli

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