• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    Briny, sweet mussels in a spicy Thai red curry broth. Served with rice noodles to make a quick and delicious meal.

    Ingredients

    • 1 (9-ounce; 255g) package vermicelli rice noodles
    • 2 tablespoons (30ml) coconut oil (or any neutral oil)
    • 2 large shallots, thinly sliced (about ½ cup; 75g)
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced (about 20g)
    • 2 to 4 tablespoons (30 to 60ml) Thai red curry paste, depending on your taste
    • ½ cup (115ml) dry white wine or lightly flavored lager or ale
    • 1 (15-ounce; 450ml) can unsweetened coconut milk
    • 2 tablespoons (30ml) fish sauce, plus more to taste
    • 2 tablespoons (30ml) fresh juice from 1 to 2 limes, plus more to taste
    • 1 teaspoon (5g) palm or brown sugar, plus more to taste
    • 2½ to 3 pounds (1.1 to 1.35kg) mussels, de-bearded and scrubbed
    • Small bunch cilantro leaves and tender stems, roughly chopped
    • Small bunch sweet or Thai basil leaves, roughly chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 547 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 22 g 33.65%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 49.65%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 109 mg 36.33%
    • Sodium: 2761 mg 115.05%
    • Calcium: 114 mg 11.42%
    • Potassium: 1269 mg 36.27%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 15 mg 80.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 33 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.32%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 46 g
    • Alcohol: 3 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 11.25%
    • Vitamin C 57.36%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total9 oz-eq

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