One of my favorite ways to prepare clams is with a simple steamed method.
- 4 tablespoons Unsalted Butter divided
- 1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic
- 1/2 cup white wine
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 3 dozen little neck clams rinsed and scrubbed
- 2 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
In a large skillet , melt 2-1/2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant .
Add wine and lemon juice. Bring to a boil.
Add clams and remaining butter. Cover and steam until clams have opened, and cook for about 7-8 minutes. Occasionally shake skillet while steaming.
Discard any clams that do not open. Sprinkle evenly with parsley and garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.
Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 32mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 518IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg