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Thai mussels from the barbecue

Cooking time: 25

Cooking method: Barbeque


  • 1kg Greenshell™ Mussel, scrubbed and debearded
  • 2 stalks fresh lemongrass, chopped
  • ½ inch fresh ginger, chopped
  • 1 fresh chilli, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • pepper
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 cup coconut cream

Cooking instructions

  1. Heat the barbecue.
  2. Place water and all ingredients except coconut cream in hot cast iron dish or pan.
  3. Place mussels on bed of those ingredients.
  4. Close lid and steam for approximately 12 minutes (till all mussels open).
  5. Place mussels in other container and close with foil or lid (keep warm).
  6. Add coconut cream to the cooking juices and reduce to half.
  7. Pour over mussels.

Courtesy Seafood NZ