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Thai green curry mussels

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the curry paste. Fry for 2 minutes, then add the white wine and lime juice.

  2. Cook for a further 2 minutes and add the cream, mussels and coriander. Simmer for 5 minutes. Discard any mussels that have not opened.

  3. To serve, pour into a warm bowl and garnish with chopped coriander.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp ready-made Thai green curry paste
  • 50ml/2fl oz white wine
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 150ml/5fl oz double cream
  • 150g/5½oz green-lipped mussels, de-bearded and cleaned
  • small bunch coriander, roughly chopped, plus extra leaves to garnish

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