Mussels with Lemon Grass Recipe

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Mussels with Lemon Grass
How to make Mussels with Lemon Grass
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Mussels cooked in lemongrass, chillies and peanuts. Served with rice or noodles.

Ingredients of Mussels with Lemon Grass

  • 1 Kg mussels
  • 4 stalks lemon grass
  • 3 spring onions
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup peanuts, roasted

How to Make Mussels with Lemon Grass

  • 1.Keep mussels in a small serving pieces.
  • 2.Remove other leaves of the lemongrass and finely slice the tender white part of the base of the stalk. Bruise with mortar and pestle.
  • 3.Finely slice the spring onions, including the green leaves.
  • 4.Mix the mussels with salt, pepper, lemongrass and spring onions and set aside for 30 minutes.
  • 5.Heat a wok, add oil and when oil is hot add the chillies and stir fry on medium heat for a further 10 minutes.
  • 6.Season with sugar and pepper and add peanuts. Stir well.
  • 7.Add fish sauce and toss to distribute evenly and then serve with rice or noodles.
Key Ingredients: mussels, lemon grass , spring onions, salt, black pepper, oil, fresh red chilli, sugar, fish sauce, peanuts