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Steamed Clams

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Ingredients
  Clams 4 Dozen
  Cornmeal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Or As Required)
  Peppercorns 6
  Seasoned salt 1 Tablespoon
  Sherry 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Celery tops 2 Cup (32 tbs), cut up
  Green onions 2 Bunch (200 gm) (Whole Ones)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Toss the clams in some cornmeal, scrub them and rinse thoroughly.
2) In a large pot with a lid and a rack in the bottom to hold the clams at least 3 inches above the liquid, add the peppercorns, salt and sherry.
3) Then add enough water so that the liquid is just below the rack level.
4) Place the clams on rack and cover with the celery tops and green onions.
5) Tightly place the lid and steam over a high heat for 20 minutes, until
the clams are opened.

SERVING
6) Lift out the Steamed Clams with tongs and serve immediately in bowls with lemon juice and butter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Oceanian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Clam
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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