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Steamed Mussels with Thai Herbs


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Ingredients

2-3 lbs. mussels, cleaned and beards removed
4 shallots, finely chopped
2 lemongrass stalks, finely chopped
4 Kaffir lime leaves
2 red chilis, chopped
1 tbsp. fish sauce
2 tbsp. lime juce
2 green onions for garnish, chopped
Cilantro for garnish
Lemon wedges for garnish


1. Place all ingredients, except for green onions into a large saucepan and stir thoroughly.


2. Cover the saucepan and steam for 5-7 minutes. Shake or stir the saucepan occasionally, until the mussels open.


3. Discard any mussels that does not open.


4. Tranfer the opened mussels to a plate.


5. Garnish the mussels with green onions and cilantro leaves and/or lemon wedges.


Serve immediately.


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Notes

This is another easy seafood dish to prepare. The lemongrass in this recipe adds a refreshing flavor to the mussels.

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