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Thai Basil Mussels

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"Simple and easy, these are a great alternative for mussel lovers! Thais eat a lot of snacks and this is just one of many! This can be served as a nibble, or can be expanded to a full meal course served with bread, Peking rice, or spicy potatoes (for just a few examples)."
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21 m servings 277 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 serving)


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  1. Place mussels in a pan of cold water. Discard any that float. Drain, clean, and debeard remaining mussels.
  2. Place stock and lemongrass in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Add mussels and let steam, covered, until they open, 1 to 4 minutes. Discard any mussels that do not open.
  3. Transfer mussels to a bowl and sprinkle basil on top. Serve with another bowl alongside for discarded shells.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 277 calories; 6.6 g fat; 21.1 g carbohydrates; 33.1 g protein; 74 mg cholesterol; 830 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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