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Thai Steamed Mussels

Serving size: 2

Count: 6-8 oz. dinner protein, 1 tsp. olive oil

(Note: 11lb. of mussels = 6-8 oz. dinner protein)

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup Low-Sodium Chicken Broth
  • ¼ cup minced shallots
  • 4 medium garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • ½ tsp curry powder
  • 2 lbs mussels, cleaned & debarred
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp chopped mint
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh basil



First, start by clean mussels and set aside.  In a deep pot heat olive oil then add shallots, garlic, bay leaf, chicken broth and curry powder.  Cook for about 3 minutes then add mussels.  Place a lid on the pot and let the mussels steam for about 2 minutes.  Stir occasionally then cook for another 3 minutes or so.  Remove mussels from the pot and place in a large bowl and cover with foil.  Add fresh herbs to the liquid in the pot and let simmer for about 1 minute.  Then pour over mussels and enjoy!