Thai Mussels with Sweet Potato

Spicy, fragrant and full of flavour Thai mussels with sweet potato will have you licking your lips from the get-go.

This mussel recipe brings the much loved Thai flavours of garlic, chilli, basil, coriander, lime and onion.

Serves: 8 PRINT THIS

With the added boost of sweet potato to soak up the tasty juices… you can create a tasty feast.

Whether you are cooking for a friend or hosting a dinner party, you will find our mussels come in the perfect size for your needs. And there’s no need to worry about going over budget… cooking with mussels is great value for money. 

Gone are the days wasting time cleaning, scrubbing and debearding mussels. Our mussels come ready to cook – so you can keep your hands and kitchen mess free.


  • 750gms sweet potato
  • 2 kgs Kinkwawooka Live Pot Ready Mussels
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 finely chopped spring onions
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 red chilli finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • Handful of basil leaves
  • Handful of coriander sprigs
  • 3 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 tbsp lime juice, plus 1 extra lime cut into wedges
  • Steamed rice to serve


1 Cut sweet potato into large bite sized chunks, cook in a pan of simmering salted water for 10–15 mins until tender, then drain.

2 Heat oil, spring onions, garlic, chilli and 1 cup (250ml) of water in a heavy lidded pan over medium heat.

3 Bring to the boil.

4 Add mussels, cover and cook for approximately 4 mins.

5 Add sweet potato, fish sauce, sugar and chilli sauce to mussels and stir through.

6 Add herbs and lime juice, toss well.

7 Serve with lime wedges and steamed rice.

Where to buy

Our Premium Products

Eyre Peninsula Seafoods is home to Australia’s premium mussel brands: Kinkawooka Shellfish and Boston Bay Mussels. Soft, small and sweet with a rich creamy texture, our mussels are simply the best. Ocean fresh, certified organic and sustainably farmed, our mussels are good for you and the ocean.

Kinkawooka Shellfish

Cooking for a crowd? With Kinkawooka’s 1kg Ready to Cook Mussels you can easily serve up a pot of our ocean fresh mussels to your dinner guests.

Mussel Hot Pot

They’re here and they’re fabulous… our Boston Bay Mussel Hot Pot from the pristine waters off the Eyre Peninsula, packed fresh using only the best ingredients.

Boston Bay

Our 1kg Ready to Cook Boston Bay Mussels make the perfect choice to cook when feeding a crowd. Restaurant quality mussels in your home!

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