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Steamed Clams

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Clam

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