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SPICY MUSSELS WITH CHILLI AND LIME RECIPE

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Crazychef says "This was one of my favourite dishes whilst traveling in Thailand".

Ingredients

500 grams mussels
4 dried kaffir lime leaves or juice of 2 limes
1 stem lemon grass cut into 2cm pieces
250 ml coconut milk
2 tablespns red or green curry paste
2 teaspn sugar
1 tablespn fish sauce (optional)
1 chilli cut into thin strips

Method
  • In a large saucepan place 250ml water, add lime juice or leaves, lemon grass, chilli and mussels. Place a lid on top and steam mussels till they open approximately 5 minutes
  • Strain and reserve the mussels, lime leaves, chilli and lemon grass. Also the cooking liquor
  • In a saucepan heat coconut milk and bring to the boil
  • Add the curry paste, sugar and simmer for a few minutes
  • Add the reserved lime leaves, chilli and lemon grass and simmer for a furthur few minutes
  • Add the mussels and stir so they can absorb sauce
  • Taste and see if fish sauce is required or any more sugar or cooking liquor to balance out flavours
  • Place into serving dish and serve with rice or salad

Serves 4 as a starter or 2 as main course

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