If you are looking for a delicious mussels recipe you should try our Hot Mussels in Vietnamese coconut sauce. Mussels taste of the sea and provide plenty of high-quality protein. In addition, the meat of the mussels is low in fat and calories. Above all, mussels contain a lot of iodine. This trace element is often in short supply in this country and ensures that the thyroid gland can reliably fulfil its many and varied tasks.
Ingredients for 4 portions:
1 onion, chopped
2 chillies, red, chopped and seeded
1 stick of lemon grass, chopped
1 lemon, the juice of which
1 tsp coriander powder
½ tsp curcuma
Extra virgin olive oil
½ Litres of fish stock
½ litres of coconut milk
½ tsp fish sauce
2 kg mussels
Cilantro, fresh, for garnishing
Preperation of the Hot Mussels in Vietnamese Coconut Sauce:
Puree onion, chillies, lemon grass, lemon juice, coriander powder and turmeric together in a blender.
Heat some olive oil in a saucepan and roast the paste for 5 minutes while stirring. Now add fish stock and coconut milk and bring to the boil with the fish sauce.
Wash and add the mussels, then cook covered for about 8 minutes until the mussels have opened. Serve with fresh cilantro.
If you want to know more about mussels, have a look at the 19 Amazing Health Benefits Of Mussels