Thai mussels with kumara

Thai mussels with kumara


Kumara gives this hearty mussels dish a hint of sweetness.

The ingredient of Thai mussels with kumara

  1. 750g kumara, peeled
  2. 1.5kg black mussels
  3. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  4. 3 eschalots, finely sliced
  5. 3 garlic cloves, finely sliced
  6. 1 red chilli, finely sliced
  7. 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  8. 1 tablespoon sugar
  9. 3 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
  10. Handful of basil leaves
  11. Handful of mint leaves
  12. Handful of coriander sprigs
  13. 2 tablespoons lime juice, plus 1 extra lime, cut into wedges
  14. Steamed white rice, to serve

The instruction how to make Thai mussels with kumara

  1. Cut kumara into large bite-sized chunks. Cook in a pan of simmering salted water for 10-15 minutes until tender, then drain.
  2. Scrub mussels, pull out the beards and discard any that donu2019t close when sharply tapped.
  3. Heat oil, eschalot, garlic, chilli and 1 cup (250ml) water in a heavy lidded pan over medium-high heat. Bring to the boil.
  4. Throw in the mussels, cover tightly and cook for a minute or 2, shaking the pan. Lift out any opened mussels with tongs and set aside. Cover again and repeat, discarding any mussels that havenu2019t opened after this time.
  5. Add kumara, fish sauce, sugar and chilli sauce to broth and heat through, stirring.
  6. Return opened mussels to pan. Add herbs and lime juice, tossing well. Serve at once, with lime wedges and steamed rice.

Nutritions of Thai mussels with kumara

calories: 358.5 calories
calories: 12 grams fat
calories: 2 grams saturated fat
calories: 42 grams carbohydrates
calories: 25 grams sugar
calories: 19 grams protein
calories: 1597 milligrams sodium
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