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Clam Broth

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Ingredients
  Clams in the shell 12
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Paprika 1 1⁄2 Pinch
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Start by scrubbing the clams thoroughly with a brush

MAKING
2.In a kettle, pour cold water and place the clams, closely covered, start boiling until the shells have opened up
3.Once the shells have opened, remove them from the broth
4.Reserve the broth in the kettle, strain it, and reheat the broth and add paprika to it

SERVING
5.Serve the clams along with the hot broth and water wafers

TIPS
Twelve good sized clams should make enough broth for six persons, but if there does not seem to be sufficient, add a little boiling water or milk. Clam broth seldom needs added salt.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 30 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.41 g0.63%

Saturated Fat 0.04 g0.21%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.6 mg4.5%

Sodium 22.5 mg0.9%

Total Carbohydrates 1 g0.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.06 g0.25%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 5 g10.3%

Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 8.9%

Calcium 1.9% Iron 31.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Clam Broth Recipe