Mussels in Lime-Coconut Broth

Mussels in Lime-Coconut Broth Sweet, sour, and luscious, this broth is great for simmering shellfish, poaching your favorite fillet, or even used as a finishing sauce for whole grilled fish.


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 30 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Heat butter in a sauce pan over medium heat. Add shallots and cook until soft, 5 to 7 minutes. Add garam masala, turmeric, bay leaves, and chile pepper and cook until fragrant, about 3 minutes more.

  • Add ginger and tomato paste to the saucepan and cook until browned, about 2 minutes. Pour in coconut milk and lime juice. Mix in sugar and black pepper; stir well. Bring to a simmer, about 5 minutes. Taste and adjust salt.

  • Add mussels to the saucepan and simmer until all shells open, about 5 minutes. Discard any shells that do not open. Place in a bowl and sprinkle with cilantro.

Per Serving: 570 calories; protein 45.7g; carbohydrates 28.2g; fat 31.6g; cholesterol 106.9mg; sodium 766.7mg. You can use fresh or frozen mussels.