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Clams In Black Bean Sauce

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Ingredients
  Hard shell clams 24 Small
  Fermented salted black beans 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Minced fresh ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Green onions 2 , thinly sliced
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Chinese egg noodles 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked, drained (Thin)
  Chopped fresh cilantro/Parsley 3 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Using a stiff brush, scrub clams under cold running water, rejecting any shells that are not closing.
2) Wash beans kept in a sieve under cold running water and chop roughly.
3) Mix them with garlic and ginger and then hold them together to chop finely.

MAKING
4) In a 5-quart pot, over medium heat, heat oil and sauté black bean mixture and onions for 30 seconds.
5) Mix in clams to coat.
6) Pour in chicken broth, sherry and soy sauce and reduce heat after bringing the mixture to a boil.
7) Simmer, covered for 5 to 8 minutes until clam shells open, discarding any clams that refuse to open.
8) Take 4 large bowls and divide noodles equally among them.
9) Top with clams and pour over broth.

SERVING
10) Use cilantro to garnish each serving and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Clam
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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