Low-Carb Thai-Style Black Mussels

Make Asian District's delicious dish using this recipe


  • Black mussels – 150gm
  • Sliced lemongrass – 20gm
  • Sliced galangal – 20gm
  • Kaffir lime leaves – 10gm


Seafood sauce:

  • Garlic – 15gm
  • Green chili – 8gm
  • White onion – 3gm
  • Mint leaves – 2gm
  • Coriander root – 8gm
  • Lemon juice – 20gm
  • Sugar – 5gm
  • Fish sauce – 20gm


Blend all the ingredients together. Recipe serves one portion of 150gm mussels.



  1. Blanch the mussels in boiling water for 1 minute.
  2. Add the seafood sauce and cook until all mussels open.


Recipe from Asian District

Asian District, at The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah, is an expansive dining destination featuring eight restaurants, each serving a distinct Asian cuisine, with the familiar sights, sounds, tastes and aromas of Asia’s late-night markets.