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Pop-Open Clams

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  Clams 48 , well scrubbed in fresh water
  Melted butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon

Arrange cleaned clams in a large bowl near barbecue.
Pour melted butter into a heat-resistant pot and place on cooler section of grill to keep warm.
Place clams directly on grill 4 to 6 inches above a solid bed of low-glowing coals.
After about 3 minutes or when clams begin to open, turn them over and continue to cook until they pop wide open.
Have guests, protecting their fingers with napkins, hold clams over butter pot to drain clam juices into butter.
They then pluck out clams with their forks, dip in butter, and eat

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1356 Calories from Fat 726

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g126.6%

Saturated Fat 47.1 g235.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 519.9 mg173.3%

Sodium 547.5 mg22.8%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.2%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 123 g246.7%

Vitamin A 102.6% Vitamin C 208%

Calcium 46.3% Iron 745.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pop-Open Clams Recipe