South East Asian Mussel Curry
40 mins (prep 25, cooking 15)
15 ingredients
4 servings
If you like shellfish and Asian curries, you'll very probably like this. Perfect with steamed white rice or ladled generously over scalded rice noodles. Mildly spicy and smells amazing! If you're concerned about cholesterol, replace the coconut milk with half skim milk and half low fat yogurt. I'd really appreciate feedback or comments. Thanks!

Categories:  <-60-mins , served-hot , taste~mood , spicy , free-of... , curries , time-to-make , asian , egg-free , easy , presentation , main-dish , gluten-free , shellfish , seafood , inexpensive ,
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  • 1 kg mussels, in shell (scrub off barnacles and beard then rinse thoroughly and drain)
  • 200 ml coconut milk (canned)
  • 250 ml low-fat chicken broth
  • 1/2 inch piece fresh turmeric (scraped)
  • 2 inches knob fresh ginger (scraped)
  • 2 slices fresh galangal (scraped)
  • 2 stalks fresh lemongrass (discard coarse outer leaves and use bottom half of stem only, no more than 5 inches up from root stu)
  • 5 garlic cloves (peeled)
  • 5 shallots (peeled)
  • 5 fresh large red chilies (discard stems and seeds)
  • 6 fresh thai fresh lime leaves
  • 1 fresh turmeric, leaf torn into 8
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 pinch sugar


Serving Size (372.12 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 335.59 Calories from Fat 157.86
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17.54g 107.93%
Saturated Fat 11.64g 232.72%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 70.0mg 93.33%
Sodium 1013.82mg 168.97%
Total Carbohydrate 13.23g 17.65%
Dietary Fiber 1.18 g 18.86%
Sugars 1.71 g %
Protein 31.13g 249.07%
Vitamin A 400.34IU% Vitamin C 22.57mg%
Calcium 79.97mg% Iron 10.76mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
low-fat chicken broth, fresh turmeric, fresh ginger, fresh, fresh, red chilies, fresh lime, fresh turmeric, instant chicken bouillon granules, pinch sugar