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Coconut Ginger Mussels

A delicious, sweet and exotic plateful of goodness.
4 from 1 vote


  • 1 sweet onion, finely diced
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 13 oz can of light coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon of organic honey
  • 1 teaspoon of rice vinegar
  • 1 lb of mussels, cleaned


  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan/deep skillet.
  • Saute the onions and garlic on medium-low heat until softened and fragrant.
  • Add the ginger, and stir.
  • Add the coconut milk, honey, and rice vinegar.
  • Bring to a boil, then add the mussels.
  • Cover and cook, stirring frequently, for approx. 5-6 minutes. After 5-6 minutes, the mussels should be opened. This means they are ready.
  • Discard any closed mussels.
  • Divide the mussels into bowls or onto a large platter and drizzle with the cooking juices.