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Clams with Garlic Butter

Ingredients
  Hard shell clams/Mussels 12 Small
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), pressed / minced (Small Clove)
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Hot cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Scrub clams well with a brush under cold water; place in a wide heatproof serving bowl at least 1 inch deep.
Sprinkle garlic, parsley, and lemon juice over clams; dot with butter.
Place bowl on rack in wok over 1 1/2 to 2 inches boiling water.
Cover wok and steam for 10 minutes or until clam shells open (discard any unopened clams).
Lift bowl from wok, dry base with a towel, and serve.
If you wish to serve rice, spoon it into 2 bowls.
Arrange clams in each bowl on top of rice, and ladle broth over all.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Clam
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 282 Calories from Fat 114

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.9%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g39.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 50.6 mg16.9%

Sodium 36.6 mg1.5%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.61 g2.4%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 10 g19.5%

Vitamin A 23.4% Vitamin C 32.5%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 52.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Clams With Garlic Butter Recipe