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    Clams Steamed in Champagne

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    Total Time:

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    40 mins

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    20 mins

    mersaydees's Note:

    These are terrific, some would even say, "romantic". From the November 1989 issue of Bon Appetit. I serve this over linguine.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat.
    2. 2
      Add clams and cook two minutes, tossing gently.
    3. 3
      Stir in garlic and shallots.
    4. 4
      Add Champagne and cook three minutes. Cover and steam five minutes. Remove opened clams.
    5. 5
      Cover and cook remaining clams five more minutes; discard any that do not open.
    6. 6
      Transfer clams to bowls using slotted spoon.
    7. 7
      Boil liquid in pan until reduced to 2/3 cup, about five minutes.
    8. 8
      Reduce heat to low. Mix in parsley and lemon juice. Whisk in butter, one tablespoon at a time.
    9. 9
      Season with salt and pepper. Spoon sauce over clams and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 14, 2013

      55

      This was amazing! I used 2 dozen littleneck clams. When we were done with the clams we used toast to soak up more of the broth. I may try less olive oil and butter in the future just to cut back on the calories but it was good just the way it was!

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    • on May 26, 2009

      55

      Yes, these are terrific! Easy to make, too. Just to cut some fat, I on/y used 1 tbsp of olive oil and 4 tbsp of butter. The clams have lots of flavor and look pretty on a platter. Thanx for a new way to pepare clams!

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    Nutritional Facts for Clams Steamed in Champagne

    Serving Size: 1 (232 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 396.1
     
    Calories from Fat 259
    65%
    Total Fat 28.8 g
    44%
    Saturated Fat 12.4 g
    62%
    Cholesterol 94.0 mg
    31%
    Sodium 86.9 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 7.6 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.4 g
    1%
    Protein 18.8 g
    37%

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