Spicy mussel soup
- olive oil
- 1 small red onion
- 1 leek - sliced thinly
- 3 inches of turmeric
- large hunk of ginger - 3 inches
- 2 garlic cloves
- 1 x red potato
- 1 x tbsp Thai red curry paste
- 2 x tbsp good fish sauce
- 4 cups water
- lime juice
- 500-600gm Kiwi Kai Smoked Mussels or similar
Microwave whole potato - set aside.
Clean turmeric, garlic and ginger and roughly cut.
Thinly slice leek & onion then stir-fry and set aside.
Stir-fry turmeric /ginger/ garlic till aroma comes through.
Add Thai red curry, stir fry for 2 mins.
Add leek/onion mix - stir fry for 2 mins.
Add fish stock and water bring to boil, boil for a few mins then simmer for 15 mins.
While simmering add potato (skinned) roughly chopped.
Turn down and "walk away" for 10 mins.
Soup should reduce a little.
Add 500-600 grms of Kiwi Kai smoked mussels or similar smoked mussels.
Heat through for another 5 - 8 mins, add a squirt of lime.
BLITZ and plate up!
Serve in deep bowl topped with fresh coriander.