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Keto Thai Curry Mussels

These Keto Thai Mussels may be your new favorite way to enjoy seafood! With lots of lime, ginger, garlic, and basil - this keto dish is delicious.  These mussels are keto, low-carb, dairy-free, grain-free, and gluten-free!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 423kcal
Author: Clean Keto Lifestyle


  • 2 lbs. Mussels
  • 14 oz Coconut milk Canned
  • 1 stalk lemongrass
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 red Birdseye chili finely chopped
  • 2 knobs ginger fresh grated
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • 3/4 cup cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons granular erythritol


  • Saute the ginger, garlic, scallions, and chili in the bottom of a stockpot for a few minutes.
  • Next, add the coconut milk, lemongrass, basil, cilantro, curry paste, fish sauce, lime juice, and erythritol in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Wash your mussels under cold water and discard any opened mussels. Put the mussels in the stockpot and pour the coconut milk mixture over top.
  • Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce.
  • Cook for about 6 minutes or until mussels are opened.
  • Discard the ones that have not opened.
  • Garnish with cilantro stems and hot sauce (optional).