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Steamed Clams

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Ingredients
  Clams in shell 30
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Start by scrubbing the shell with a brush and wash free of sand in several waters
2.In steamer, steam the clams for 10 minutes, or until opened
3.While the clams are steaming, melt the butter and mix with the lemon juice, salt and pepper
4.Lay a napkin on a hot platter and place the clams in their shells on this
5.Cover with a second napkin and serve
6.In eating, remove the clam from the shell and dip it in the sauce
SERVING
7.Serve with a sauce of your choice
TIPS
The thin, tough part known as the neck or siphon is not eaten. The hard shelled clam is used for steaming.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 274 Calories from Fat 174

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.3%

Saturated Fat 11.7 g58.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 99.4 mg33.1%

Sodium 86.7 mg3.6%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.34 g1.4%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 19 g38.9%

Vitamin A 20.3% Vitamin C 41.8%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 116.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Steamed Clams Recipe