Mussels With Red Curry Garlic Broth and Basil Toasts

“The mussels are roasted in the oven, then served with a spicy curry sauce and garlic toasts that have been flavored with fresh basil. From my local newspaper courtesy of Rozanne Gold.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cut baguette, on the bias, into 1/2 inch thin ovals.
  3. Spread on baking sheet and toast until crisp and golden, about 5 minutes.
  4. Cut garlic in half and rub one side of each toast; then rub with a handful of basil leaves until it is green and fragrant.
  5. Increase heat in oven to 500 degrees F.
  6. Spread mussels out on a rimmed baking sheet and pour the wine over them; roast until opened, about 10 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, melt butter in a skillet, add pressed garlic, and cook for one minute, stirring to prevent browning.
  8. Pour chicken broth or tomato juice into the the skillet and stir in the curry paste; season with salt to taste, if needed.
  9. Transfer mussels to bowls and pour butter sauce over them; serve with basil scrubbed toasts.

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