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How to Cook Curried Mussels

Curried Mussels are a staple at our house for Friday nights, New Year’s Eve, birthdays & more!

curried mussels - Photo c/o scrumptious.co.zaWe typically used to make white wine & garlic mussels before we tried these bad boys…

Here’s how to make them and enjoy them in such a delicious way!

Curried Mussels:

Spicy, creamy with the perfect tang & savoriness. These curried mussels will knock your socks off.

The perfect appetizer or entrée, however you see fit.

Type: Seafood Recipe

Serve With: rice, fried pitas or papadum
Prep Time: 8 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Yield: serves 4



  1. Need a frying pan? shop.cookingwithkimberly.comPreheat a large frying pan with lid on medium high heat, and chop onions.
  2. Add coconut oil to pan along with onions and sauté until soft.
  3. Add minced garlic, lime leaves, bay leaf and curry paste to frying pan and turn down to medium heat.
  4. Sauté until soft and evenly combined.
  5. Add white wine, lime juice, creamed coconut, coconut milk & yogurt. Combine & heat, until simmering.
  6. Add scrubbed, cleaned, fresh mussels in their shells to the mixture on medium heat, and cover stirring occasionally for a few minutes or until all shells have opened.
  7. Mussels will be done within 5 – 7 min.
    • Tips:
      • If most mussels are open and some still haven’t opened up, discard them.
      • If there are cracked or broken shells, do not add them to mixture. Discard.

Serve with rice, crusty bread, fried pitas or papadums, and enjoy this dish to the fullest.

Curried Mussels are a quick, easy, flavorful & satiating dish that will excite everyone for the next time you cook some up!

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Author: Kimberly Turner

Kimberly Turner is the web-chef behind CookingWithKimberly.com. Food writer, food consultant and general lover of the delicious treats on our planet, Kimberly brings you hearty content, delicious offerings, fun antics, and some down-home cooked love with her mom making cameos. Internet entrepreneur and marketer, International model, and Editor-in-Chief of a number of online publications. Be a Champion in Your Kitchen & Eat Deliciously!

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