NZ Greenshell Mussel Red Curry with coconut recipe using Sanfords Mussels, coconut cream and red curry paste.

Red Curry Mussels

Our red curry mussels are sure to impress your family and friends, but are so quick and easy to prepare using our half shell mussels!
20 mins
2-3 people


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger

  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 400ml tin of coconut milk

  • 50ml water

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar

  • 1kg of frozen Sanford New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels - Half Shell


  • 1 red chilli, sliced

  • handful of fresh coriander

  • lime wedges

  • steamed white rice


1. Heat oil in a pot over medium heat. Add the red curry paste and ginger and fry for 2-3 minutes, then add the garlic and fry for a further minute. Pour in the coconut milk and water and bring to a simmer. Add the lime juice and brown sugar and stir to combine.

2. Add the mussels, cover and steam for 2-3 minutes or until cooked through. Gently shake the pot to cover the mussels in sauce.


Serve mussels with steamed white rice, sliced red chilli, lime wedges and coriander.


Red curry paste can vary in heat, read the packet and add accordingly.

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