This recipe is easy to prepare; cooking time takes only 10 to 30 minutes. This is best eaten together with pasta and French fries and can be mixed with other sea foods. In some parts of Europe, mussels are usually consumed with beer or any beverages that contains alcohol. It can be baked, boiled, steamed or friend, or fried in butter.
Mussels with lychee and coconut
Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 shallots, finely sliced 1 stalk lemongrass, lightly crushed 1 bird's-eye chilli, finely chopped 100ml/3½fl oz white wine 450g/1lb mussels, washed and de-bearded (discard any mussels that remain open after washing) 440ml/15½fl oz coconut milk 150g/5oz lychees (fresh or canned; peel them if using fresh) salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander, to serve lime wedges, to serve
1 Heat the Olive Oil in a Large Non-stick Pan with a Lid. Add the Shallots, Lemongrass Stalk and Chilli and Fry until Softened but Not Coloured
2 Add the White Wine to the Pan and Bring to a Boil