Clams with White Wine

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

An old family recipe. Great over cooked rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Scrub the clams under running water and soak them in salt water for 15 minutes.
  2. Drain.
  3. Heat the olive oil and add the onion, garlic and clams.
  4. Fry for about 10 minutes, stirring often to open the clams.
  5. Add the lime juice, wine, parsley, water and bread crumbs.
  6. Cook for 10 minutes more.
  7. Discard any unopened clams.
  8. Add salt to taste and serve.


Most Helpful

I have a lot of recipes for white clam sauce, each one wonderful, but this is really innovative -- and good. The lime juice is what makes it special. I served this over linguine and everybody loved it.

Paula5 January 12, 2004

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