A beautiful day leads to a beautiful night

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! 

 

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