|Clams||1 Quart (steamed)|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs), melted|
Scrub clams with a stiff brush to remove all sand and grit.
Discard all clams that are even the least bit open.
Put scrubbed clams in a deep 2-quart glass casserole.
Add 2 tablespoons water.
Microwave, covered, for 8 minutes on high, or until clam shells are all open and clams are cooked.
Discard clams with closed shells.
Serve clams in flat bowls.
Divide clam liquid into 2 custard cups and fill a second set of 2 cups with melted butter.
Remove clams from shells, dip in clam liquid, and then in butter.
You can drink clam broth when clams have been eaten.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2313 Calories from Fat 1687
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 192 g294.9%
Saturated Fat 116.5 g582.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 805.4 mg268.5%
Sodium 554.5 mg23.1%
Total Carbohydrates 24 g8.1%
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0.1 g
Protein 123 g245.4%
Vitamin A 169.2% Vitamin C 205%
Calcium 48.9% Iron 735%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet