Steamed Clams Recipe | SAVEUR

Steamed Clams

This is our version of ''steamers''.

Steamed Clams
This is our version of ''steamers''.
serves 2

Ingredients

5 lb. scrubbed soaked soft-shell clams (see The Dirt on Cleaning Clams)
14 lb. butter

Instructions

Add water to large stockpot fitted with a steamer basket to a depth of 1''. Basket should sit at least 3'' above water. Put soft-shell clams in basket, cover, and steam over high heat until shells open, about 10 minutes. Discard unopened clams.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a pan over low heat. Pour clear butter into 2 small bowls, discarding milky sediment. Transfer clams to a serving bowl and pour clam broth into 2 small bowls. To eat, pull clam out of shell by its siphon, swish in broth to remove any sand, then dip in butter. Drink remaining broth, avoiding sandy sediment.

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