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Steamed Clams Recipe
|Soft shelled clams in shells||24|
|Cold water||3 Gallon|
|Salt||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Soaked in brine and brine discarded)|
|Hot water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter||2 Ounce, melted|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1916 Calories from Fat 583
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 66 g101.2%
Saturated Fat 31 g155.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 815.4 mg
Sodium 1661.4 mg69.2%
Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.5%
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 261 g521.9%
Vitamin A 150.8% Vitamin C 442%
Calcium 130% Iron 1584.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
In a large kettle combine 1 gallon of the cold water and 1/3 cup of the salt.
Place clams in salt-water mixture and let stand 15 minutes.
Repeat salt-water soaking and rinsing twice more.
Place clams on a rack in the kettle with the hot water.
Cover tightly and steam just till shells open, about 5 minutes.
Discard any clams that do not open.
Loosen clams from shells; serve with butter.