For their size, mussels provide an abundance of nutrients, notably vitamin B 12, omega-3 fatty acids and selenium, an essential mineral that helps to regulate the enzymes needed to control thyroid hormones, support muscle function and promote fertility in men. They’re also high in protein — one 1-cup serving contains almost 18 grams.
1. In a large pot on medium-high, heat oil. Add onion and sauté until softened, about 2 minutes. Add curry paste and garlic and cook for 1 more minute, until fragrant.
2. Add mussels, stirring to coat. Add wine, stirring, and cook for 2 minutes, until almost fully reduced.
3. Add broth and coconut milk. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cook, covered, until mussels fully open, about 5 minutes. (NOTE: Discard any mussels that remain closed.)
4. Divide noodles, mussels and soup mixture evenly among bowls. Top each bowl with fish sauce (if using). Serve with lime wedges and cilantro.
- Serving Size 1/6 of recipe
- Calories 532
- Carbohydrate Content 66 g
- Cholesterol Content 30 mg
- Fat Content 21.5 g
- Fiber Content 1 g
- Protein Content 20 g
- Saturated Fat Content 14 g
- Sodium Content 677 mg
- Sugar Content 2 g
- Monounsaturated Fat Content 5 g
- Polyunsaturated Fat Content 2 g