Another beautiful day on the water in Wilmington, North Carolina allows us to spot a pod of porpoises near our boat. Look closely, you will see a fin! or two! And below, another swimming in the water!
When the day has ended, we enjoy our dinner of Mussels in a Green Curry sauce with Noodles as we gaze out our window onto the water.
To prepare this feast for your family folllow the recipe below:
Cook julienned carrots and sliced sweet onions in 1 1/2C Vegetable stock until al dente
Add 2 teaspoons of green curry paste and 1T brown sugar and stir well
Add 3 kaffir lime leaves, several basil and mint leaves, the juice of half a lime,and one can of light coconut milk
Boil 8 ounces of of flat rice noodles in 1 quart of salted water for 5 minutes.
Add the rice noodles to the broth and reduce heat to low.
Add 2lbs mussels that have been de-bearded and rinsed clean. Cover and cook 5-7 minutes, stirring once.
Top with a sprinkle of fresh cilantro leaves.
Serve in a bowl with plenty of room for the broth!