Delicious Mussels in Coconut and White Wine

Delicious Mussels in Coconut and White Wine

4 reviews, 4 star(s). 75% would make again

Ready in 35 minutes

This is a delicious recipe that i had made with some friends. I bet this is not really an original, but it was to us because we wung it and made it up as we went (who doesnt?). But anyways this contains delicious coconut milk and alot of wine. The amounts are uhhh... an estimate and made according to taste so change it up as you see fit when you make it. It makes a huge amout by the way too so itd be good for about 6+ people i think. You can serve it with rice or pasta and use the mussel sauce as the sauce for the carbs. Enjoy! We did and it even can be saved and warmed up days later. QUESTIONS? Email me at tiac23~~at;


5 lb Cleaned mussels
3/4 cup white wine; (up to 1 cup)
2 onions
3/4 whole garlic; (or whatever you see fit)
2 tbsp Parsley; (up to 3 tbsp)
1 dash fish sauce
2 dashes Curry; Couple dashes of
3/4 cup coconut milk
some olive oil
lemon leaves
1 tbsp Butter
1 Big pot (like the type you cook spaghetti with)

Original recipe makes 6



1 Get the onions and roughly mince them up; cut the garlic too in slices.

2 Put them in the pot along with the olive oil. Just put enough oil to make them not stick. Dont put too much.

3 After a couple minutes, add the butter and continue to cook the vegetables down.

4 Add a bit of parsly too but not all. Add some fish sauce.

5 After the onions have become transparent, pour the coconut milk in. Cook that for a minute or two.

6 add the curry and 6 lemon leaves. The color should be yellowish and add as much curry as you like. Id recomend about 1-(1.5) tablespoons.

7. cook that for about 2 minutes and then add half the wine. Let that simmer.

8. Add the mussels to the sauce. It looks like there is not enough sauce but their is. Mix the sauce and mussels together carefully so that you dont spill anything.

9. Add the rest of the wine and parsley.

10. Mix it all together well and put the top on.

11. Cook them till their shells are open and they look done. I think it was about 7 minutes but that is a guess. BTW mix it once in a while to cover them in juice.

12. Make sure you dont OVER cook them because they'll get rubbery as do all clams and mussels if you overcook them

13 ENJOY on rice or pasta using the sauce in the pot as the dressing for the carbs.

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This is a great mussel recipe. We liked mopping up the liquid with freshly baked bread.
wyattj 4y ago

Great recipe. We used lime leaves instead. Also, once the mussels were cooked, we removed them to another warm pot, drained the liquid back into the main large pot and then rendered the liquid down to a thick sauce and it was fabulous.
Laser 5y ago

This is a great receipe! Yummy! Although I did change it a bit. I used fish stock instead of wine to make it suitable for my kids. I put some fresh spinach in at the end and served on fresh tagliatelle. Mmm...
Lolo1609 5y ago

Its a recipe according to taste. Check it when you at step 7 to see if you like it. To make it more salty add fish sauce. To make it more sweeter, wine. Buttery, butter. etc. Add more parsley too because you can never have too much parsley unless you dont like it. Add some other seasonings if you want to too. I think this recipe is a mix of french and thai (im asian so everything ends up asiany). To me it tastes french, but i had to classify it as thai because of curry and coconut milk. I love it and i hope you do too; if you have any questions on how to make it email me and i will try to help you out. Make the subject MUSSELS RECIPE. Enjoy!! [I posted this recipe.]
tiac23 7y ago

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