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Asian Style Norwegian Blue Mussels

If you would like to try Norwegian mussels with an Asian flavour, you can use this recipe with chili, ginger and lemongrass. This is a recipe that really awakens the taste buds!

Cooking time30-40 min
Difficulty levelMedium



  • Scrub the Norwegian mussels and check that all the shells are closed. Discard any that you are unsure of.

  • Finely chop the garlic, chili, ginger, lemongrass and shallot, and sauté in a saucepan with butter.

  • Add the mussels and pour in the coconut milk and cream.

  • Cook for 2 minutes or until the shells open. Remove the mussels with a ladle and place them in a bowl.

  • Reduce the stock until it thickens, and strain it. If you have a hand blender, you can whisk the stock until light and airy.

  • Add lime to taste, and sprinkle with a little coriander.

Serve the mussels with the hot stock over, and with bread on the side.