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Spicy Thai-Style Mussels

With just 5 ingredients and ready in less than 20 minutes, turn to this recipe for Thai-inspired mussels to impress family and friends.

Serves 4
Ready in 17 mins
Prep time 8 mins
Cooking time 9 mins
242 calories per serving


> 2 lbs fresh mussels
> 1 (2 -inch) piece fresh ginger
> 1 cup lite unsweetened coconut milk
> 1 1/2 tbsp Thai red curry paste
> 3/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Rinse the mussels under cold water, scrub, and debeard any mussels that need it. Discard any cracked or open mussels.
Peel the ginger. Grate ginger into a large pot or Dutch oven. Into pot, add the coconut milk, ½ cup water, and red curry paste. Heat on high and whisk to combine.
When liquid is at a boil, add the mussels. Season with salt and pepper. Stir until the mussels are well coated. Cover the pot and reduce heat to medium. Cook 5 min., or until mussels have opened. Discard any mussels that have not opened. Remove pot from heat and garnish with cilantro. Serve immediately.


Serve with bread for dipping.

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