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Steamed Clams

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  Shell clams 2 Pound (cherrystone or littleneck)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Wash shells of clams thoroughly, discarding any broken or open clams.
Set aside.
Pour water into 2-quart casserole; cover.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until water boils, 3 to 4 minutes.
Add clams; cover.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until clams open, 4 to 6 minutes, stirring after half the cooking time.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 671 Calories from Fat 79

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.5%

Saturated Fat 0.85 g4.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 308.4 mg102.8%

Sodium 508.1 mg21.2%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.8%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 116 g231.7%

Vitamin A 54.4% Vitamin C 196.6%

Calcium 41.7% Iron 704.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Steamed Clams Recipe