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Sesame Baked Clams

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Ingredients
  Cherrystone clams 24
  Canned water chestnuts 4 , diced
  Canned bean sprouts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Scallions 4 , finely chopped
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Fresh ginger/1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon, chopped
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sesame seeds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 450° F.
2) Chop the clams and reserve the clam shells.

MAKING
3) Mix the clams, water chestnuts, bean sprouts, scallions, ginger and soy sauce together and spoon into the clam shells.
4) In a saucepan, blend the flour in melted butter with a wire whisk.
5) Allow the milk to boil and pour into the butter-flour mixture, stir continuously until the sauce is smooth and thick.
6) Then, stir in the cheese until melted.
7) Spoon the sauce over the filled clam shells and sprinkle with the sesame seeds.
8) In the baking pans layered with the rock salt, place the filled clam shells.
9) Bake in the preheated oven for 4-5 minutes.

SERVING
10) Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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