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Chef Brian West shows us his delicious Tropical Steamed Mussels recipe.
Chef Brian West shows us his delicious Tropical Steamed Mussels recipe.
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RECIPE: Tropical Rum Steamed Mussels

Chef Brian West is here on this West Wednesday, and he’s showing us his delicious Tropical Steamed Mussels recipe.

Tropical Rum Steamed Mussels

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4
Source: Chef Brian West


  • 2 lbs mussels
  • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup Pineapple Juice
  • 2 Tbsp curry powder
  • 6 oz 1888 Dark Rum
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp cilantro
  • 1/2 Anaheim pepper, Sliced
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Lime,juiced
  • 4 Tbsp Mango, Diced
  • 4 Tbsp Roasted Red Bell Pepper, Diced


1. Wash mussels thoroughly if fresh.

2. Heat oil on medium heat and add onion, garlic and ginger. Sauté for 3-4 minutes until the onion becomes a bit translucent.

3. Turn up heat to high and pour in mussels and cover for 1 minute.

4. Open lid and add Salt, Pepper, Coconut milk, Pineapple, and Curry powder allow to cook for 2 minutes.

5. Stir in Anaheim Peppers and Pour into a bowl.

6. Finish it off with Fresh Lime Juice, Mango, Red Peppers, and Cilantro.

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