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Spicy Angry Clams

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Ingredients
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 , finely chopped
  Shallot 1 , sliced
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Red hot chili pepper flakes 1 Pinch
  Chicken stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Clams 1 Pound
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Lemon 1 , juice extracted
For garnish
  Thyme 2 Teaspoon, chopped
  Parsley 2 Teaspoon, chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Clean clams from inside and outside.

MAKING
2. For sauce, place a skillet on medium flame, and heat oil in it.
3. In warm oil, drop garlic, red bell pepper, and shallots. Stir, and cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened.
4. Sprinkle red pepper flakes and mix well.
5. Pour chicken stock and white wine in skillet. Bring it to a slow boil, and let it cook for about 6-7 minutes on medium heat.
6. Meanwhile, season clams with salt and pepper.
7. Drop clams in skillet, mix, cover with lid, and let it cook for 7-10 minutes or until they pop open.
8. Turn off the heat and add lemon juice. Mix well.

SERVING
9. Serve spicy clams hot with thyme and parsley garnish. You can serve the clams as a main dish also accompanied with pasta.

TIPS
Soak clams in a mixture of flour and water to clean it well.
Discard clams which did not open while cooking, before you serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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