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Steamed Clams

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  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.

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Nutrition Facts

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


Steamed Clams Recipe