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Thai Kitchen Recipes

Green Curry Mussels

  • Cook Time:10 minutes
  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Level of Difficulty:medium


1 tablespoon (15 mL) vegetable oil

1/4 cup (50 mL) sliced green onions

2 tablespoons (30 mL) Thai Kitchen® Green Curry Paste or Thai Kitchen® Red Curry Paste

2 teaspoons (10 mL) minced garlic

1 can (400 mL) Thai Kitchen® Coconut Milk

2 tablespoons (30 mL) fresh lime juice

2 pounds (1000 g) mussels,  scrubbed and beards removed

2 tablespoons (30 mL) chopped fresh Thai basil


HEAT oil in large saucepan on medium heat. Add green onions, curry paste and garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in coconut milk and lime juice. Bring to boil.

STIR in mussels. Cover and cook 5 minutes. Add basil; cook 3 minutes longer or until mussels open. (Discard any mussels that do not open.)

TO SERVE, ladle mussels and broth into soup bowls. Serve immediately.


Thai Kitchen Tip: Thai basil has dark green leaves with purple stems and has a licorice flavor. It can be found in most Asian groceries. If unavailable, substitute Italian basil.

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