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Steamed Clams

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  Soft shelled clams in shells 24
  Cold water 3 Gallon
  Salt 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Soaked in brine and brine discarded)
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 2 Ounce, melted

Thoroughly wash clams.
In a large kettle combine 1 gallon of the cold water and 1/3 cup of the salt.
Place clams in salt-water mixture and let stand 15 minutes.
Rinse well.
Repeat salt-water soaking and rinsing twice more.
Place clams on a rack in the kettle with the hot water.
Cover tightly and steam just till shells open, about 5 minutes.
Discard any clams that do not open.
Loosen clams from shells; serve with butter.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1916 Calories from Fat 583

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g101.2%

Saturated Fat 31 g155.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 815.4 mg271.8%

Sodium 1661.4 mg69.2%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.5%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 261 g521.9%

Vitamin A 150.8% Vitamin C 442%

Calcium 130% Iron 1584.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Steamed Clams Recipe