Citrus Infused Mussels

If you enjoy Seafood then you are in for a treat today as Yudhika Sujanani cooks an impressive spicy feast. Indulge you tastes buds with Spanish Style Calamari Prawns, Citrus Infused Mussels, an aromatic Indonesian Spiced Fish served with a Coriander & Lime Basmati Rice side dish and Cucumber Sambal.


  • 800g par cooked mussels
  • 45ml sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5ml coarse salt
  • 4 lime leaves
  • 2 green chillies, sliced
  • 5ml garlic
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, bruised
  • 10ml red chilli powder
  • 125ml orange juice
  • 250ml coconut milk
  • Juice of 1 lemon or lime
  • Fresh coriander, to garnish
  • Toasted French bread, to serve


  1. Heat the sunflower oil and fry the onion with salt.
  2. Add the lime leaves, and green chilli.
  3. Sauté until the onion is light golden in colour.
  4. Add the garlic and fry until fragrant.
  5. Add the red chilli powder and stir for 3 seconds, pour in the orange juice.
  6. Place the mussels into the sauce and stir.
  7. Add the coconut milk and simmer until the sauce thickens and the mussels heat through.
  8. Pour the lime or lemon juice over the mussels and garnish with fresh coriander.
  9. Serve with French bread.