Thai red curry with Kinkawooka mussels

Thai Red Curry with Kinkawooka Mussels

Savour the rich, delicate flavours of Thailand with this unique take on a traditional Thai red curry.

Balancing the elegant tastes of lemongrass, lime and basil leaves, ginger and garlic with the sweet aromatic character of the finest Eyre Peninsula mussels, our chef has created a very easy, yet humblingly delicious feast that anyone can enjoy.

Serves: 2 PRINT THIS
  • 1kg Kinkawooka pot ready mussels
  • 2 cups of water
  • 4 teaspoons of vegetable oil
  • 4 shallots, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • ½ lemongrass stalk, bruised
  • 1 tin coconut milk
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 6 kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 tbsp grated palm sugar
  • 1 spring onion, chopped
  • 12 basil leaves
  • 1 cup fresh coriander

Method

1 Open the pack of pot ready Kinkawooka mussels. Strain off the liquid and give them a quick rinse under cold water

2 Heat up a pot with approximately 1cm of water. When the water is boiling add the mussels. Cover with a lid and steam them for a couple of minutes stirring every minute or so until the mussels open.

3 Remove from the heat and strain the mussels off, keeping some liquid in the bowl.

4 Discard any unopened mussels.

5 Heat a large saucepan over a high heat until very hot. Fry the curry paste, garlic, ginger and lemongrass.

6 Add the coconut milk, palm sugar, lime leaves, fish sauce, soy sauce, and some of the mussel liquid to taste. Reduce for 10 minutes.

7 Transfer the mussels to a large serving bowl and pour the sauce over. Sprinkle with coriander leaves and serve immediately.

8 Serve with steamed jasmine rice.

Where to buy

Our Premium Products

Eyre Peninsula Seafoods is home to Australia’s premium mussel brands: Kinkawooka Shellfish, Boston Bay Mussels and Spencer Gulf 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.

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

Spencer Gulf Mussels

Our 1kg ready to cook Spencer Gulf Mussels are easy to prepare and bring restaurant quality, premium mussels to the comfort of your dinner table.

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