I know I have been eating seafood a lot lately and it is really bad for me but the younger ones can still enjoy all these and I just have to cook these sinfully rich deliciousness for Jo who will be going away and I know she will miss home cooked food for sure. I posted this up for her incase she has a craving when she is away from home, she can come here for virtual feeding lol! Mussels , shrimps and crabs are her favourites so being the dotting momsie, I cooked her favourite dish....Mussels & Shrimps In Thai Chili Sauce ..... aromatic and flavorful. My blog is her recipe book :))
Thai Chili Sauce, as a dipping , can be a bit overly sweet so I normally use it as one of the ingredients for cooking dishes that needs savory for this dish. With garlic and a bit of fermented black beans, this dish turned out so delicious that Jo wished she could have the whole dish to herself ..ahemm the Momsie loves it too but once again becoz it is artery clogging for me, I took a few only. :p This truly whets one's appetite and we have second helpings...the gravy infused into the mussels....whoa I can have two helpings of hot steamed rice !
I hope this photo won't make you salivate all over your keyboard * wink
Mussels & Shrimps In Thai Chilli Sauce -
- serves 2
300 g shrimps - shelled leaving the tail and devein
200g fresh mussels - cleaned and drained dry
4 pips of garlic- chopped fine
1 tsp of fermented black beans
3 - 4 tbsp of bottled Thai sweet chilli sauce
3 tbsp of olive oil
2 sprigs of chinese coriander - garnishing
1 tsp of corn flour
4 tbsp of water
Heat up the wok, add in 2 tbsp olive oil , put in the prawns and stir fry till half cooked. Add in the mussels and continue to stir fry till cooked. Push aside the shrimps and mussels , add in the remaining olive oil and saute the garlic and fermented black beans till fragrant, add in the thai chilli sauce and stir fry till well combine. Push back the shrimps and mussels and stir fry till well coated with the fragrant sauce. Add in thickening and stir fry till well combined. Add in a bit of hot water if required ( if more gravy is required ) . Add in the coriander and dish up . Serve with hot steamed rice.
Enjoy and have a great weekend !
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