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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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
6 mins
total:
21 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 serving
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place mussels in a pan of cold water. Discard any that float. Drain, clean, and debeard remaining mussels.

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  • 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.

  • Transfer mussels to a bowl and sprinkle basil on top. Serve with another bowl alongside for discarded shells.

Nutrition Facts

277 calories; protein 33.1g; carbohydrates 21.1g; fat 6.6g; cholesterol 73.7mg; sodium 829.7mg. Full Nutrition
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