Curried Coconut Mussels

  • nkgler Posted: 05/26/11
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    My husband and I both loved this. I wasn't sure if he liked mussels so I did one pound of mussels and one pound of clams and it was a nice mixture. I also added cilantro instead of basil and to make it a bit more substantial I added sliced chicken chorizo sausage which was great but not necessary if you love seafood. We ate it with white rice. Yum! We will cook this again for sure!

  • JudithRehak Posted: 05/16/11
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    This recipe is wonderful! I followed it just as written, except I went a little heavy on the great sause and we will have this again and again. I used frozen New Zealand Mussels. Thank you for this recipe. :)

  • MichelleH29 Posted: 06/04/11
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    Not sure what went wrong for me compared to others making this, but I found it to be spicy with no depth. I love curry type sauces and mussels, so I thought for sure this would be a winner. Very disappointed--I followed recipe without changing anything, too. I'm a big fan of CL as well, make lots of their recipes and usually enjoy them quite a bit. This one, however, will not stay in my repertoire.

  • shellycall Posted: 05/23/11
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    This is amazing. If I got it in a restaurant I would go back just to eat this. I didn't have a jalapeno pepper, so just added hot sauce to taste. Served over white rice to absorb the sauce. It made enough for lunch the next day and reheated well.

  • saj723 Posted: 06/21/11
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    Oh my goodness, this was absolutely delicious! My husband and I wanted to drink the broth, it was that tasty. I would definitely recommend having a crusty bread to soak up all the fabulous broth. I was worried the heat would be too much with a whole jalapeno, so I used half-next time I would use the whole thing. I can't rave enough about this dish-so flavorful, filling, yet light. Definitely going into the rotation!

  • Belladonna714 Posted: 10/17/11
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    This was very good, but I was just looking for a little more coconut curry flavor. The lime juice really shined through on this one. I didn't have fresh basil leaves so I used 2 tbsp. of Gourmet Garden basil in the tube which seemed to work just fine. I served this with some fresh pain de campagne bread to soak up the yummy sauce! I would make this again but not without searching for another coconut curry mussel recipe first.

  • Brie30 Posted: 06/02/12
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    My husband and I loved this. Make sure you have bread on hand to soak up the wonderful sauce!

  • bjane1 Posted: 06/04/13
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    This was outrageously good! I kept saying "wow" with every bite. This was a quick and easy meal to prepare.. Served with roasted asparagus and lots of hearty bread.

  • KellyFV Posted: 08/10/13
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    I added fennel and a Thai chili to the first step and substituted Thai basil for the regular basil. I served it with some buttered French bread that I crisped in the oven- perfection!!

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