Mussels with Thai Herbs Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Mussels2 1⁄4 Pound, cleaned and beards removed (1 Kilogram)
 Lemon grass stalks2 , finely chopped
 Shallots4 , chopped
 Kaffir lime leaves4 , roughly torn
 Red chilies2 , sliced
 Fish sauce15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
 Lime juice30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
 Spring onions2 , chopped
 Coriander leaves4 (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 247 Calories from Fat 52

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.9%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 71.4 mg

Sodium 1026 mg42.8%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.36 g1.4%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 32 g63%

Vitamin A 19.3% Vitamin C 56.4%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 59.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Put all the ingredients, except the spring onions and coriander, in a large saucepan and stir Thoroughly.
2. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes, shaking the saucepan occasionally, until the mussels open. Discard any mussels that do not open.
3. Transfer the cooked mussels to a serving platter.
4. Garnish the mussels with chopped spring onions and coriander leaves. Serve immediately.