Steamed Clams

  • 10 mins
  • 3 ingredients


  • 1/2 dozen clams per serving
  • Melted butter
  • cooking broth
  • Let clams stand in salt water for 15 minutes, then drain.
  • In a large sauce pan add about 1/2 inch of water, bring water to a boil, then add a steamer basket.
  • Add clams, cover tightly and steam over medium heat for 5-10 minutes or until shells open.
  • Remove any sand from cooking broth by straining through several layers of cheesecloth.
  • Serve clams with cups of cooking broth and melted butter.
  • Note: Allow 1/2 dozen per serving.

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