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RECIPE No. 8 - WOK COOKED MUSSELS


Serves: 4-6
 
Ingredients
 
2kg / 4½ lb best live Mussels
Olive Oil
2 cloves Garlic (finely sliced)
3 sticks of Lemon Grass (outer leaves removed, finely sliced)
2 fresh Chilies (red, green or both)
3 tablespoons Ginger (finely sliced)
2 handfuls of fresh Coriander (pounded or finely chopped)
1 tablespoon Sesame Oil
Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper
5 Spring Onions
Juice of 3 Limes
1 x 400ml tin of Coconut Milk
 
Method
 
Place the mussels with a couple of squirts of olive oil in a large, very hot wok (or pot). Shake around and add the rest of the ingredients (except for the lime juice and coconut milk). Keep turning over until all the mussels have opened (throw away any that remain closed). Squeeze in the lime juice then add the coconut milk. Bring to the boil and serve immediately.