Zoe Kumar’s Zesty Garlic Chilli Mussels

There are some winter nights that deserve a zesty winter warmer dish and with a touch of chilli powder, red chilli, garlic and of course the hero of the dish – juicy WA mussels – this is one of those recipes not to disappoint. Guaranteed  to warm you and the family ( if there is enough to share….).

mussels

Ingredients 

Mussels fresh3-5 mussels per serve
Chilli powder½ tsp
Red chilli½ whole
Vegetable stock150-200ml per serve
WorcestershireTo taste
Garlic cloves whole2 cloves
Corn flourFor thickening sauce.
Spring onion½ stick

Method

Cook the garlic and chilli until aromatic.

Add veg stock and Worcestershire with seasoning.

Bring to boil, add mussels and put lid on top.

Cook mussels until they open 1-2 minutes.

Remove mussels and reduce sauce use cornflour if needed to thicken and serve.

Add spring onion to the sauce at the end for a garnish and extra flavour

Click here to read more about chef Zoe Kumar who is a feature chef for WAFIC’s education initiative.