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Steamed clams are cooked together with wine wine, garlic, a touch of butter and loads of fresh herbs. And have extra crusty bread ready to soak up the delicious broth.
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Steamed Clams with White Wine and Garlic

Steamed clams are cooked together with wine wine, garlic, a touch of butter and loads of fresh herbs. And have extra crusty bread ready to soak up the delicious broth.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: clams, how to cook steamed clams, steamed clams, steamed clams with white wine
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 275kcal
Author: Samantha Ferraro
Cost: $14

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small-medium sized shallot chopped finely
  • 2-3 large garlic cloves chopped finely
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes optional for heat
  • 1 1/2 cups white wine
  • 2 pounds littleneck clams cleaned and scrubbed
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Small bunch of fresh parsley leaves roughly chopped

Instructions

  • Begin by heating a large skillet over medium heat and add the butter and olive oil. Cook until the butter is almost fully melted.
  • Add the chopped shallots and cook for 2-3 minutes, until shallots just change color. Add in the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook for another 1-2 minutes, stirring everything together.
  • Pour in white wine and add in the clams. Give everyone one good stir and cover skillet with a lid. Cook clams until they all open, about 7-9 minutes.
  • Once done, turn off heat and add lemon juice and fresh herbs. Give everything one more good stir and serve with crusty bread.

Nutrition

Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 605IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg