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Cape Cod Clams

Ingredients
  Steamer clams 6 Dozen
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon slices 4
  Parsley sprigs 4
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
Directions

Scrub clams with a brush to remove sand from shells.
Discard any clams that remain open.
Rinse well; place in a large heavy kettle.
Add onion, garlic, water, wine, lemon slices, parsley, salt and pepper.
Cover tightly; bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
Reduce heat until liquid barely simmers.
Cook 3 to 5 minutes until clams open.
Discard any that do not open.
Use a slotted spoon to place clams in a large bowl or serve in individual bowls.
Strain cooking liquid through several layers of cheesecloth.
Discard onion, garlic, parsley and lemon slices.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Fish

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