Japanese Style Noodles With Clams

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by threeovens

This recipe combines littleneck clams with pasta, such as linguine or spaghetti. It also has shiitake mushrooms and garlic. The nori (seaweed) garnish is stunning if you can get it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil; cook pasta according to package directions; drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup of the liquid.
  2. Toss pasta with one tablespoon of the oil and set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a skillet over medium heat; add mushrooms, pepper flakes, garlic, and cook, stirring often, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add clams and sake or mirin, cover, and cook until shells open, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add pasta and soy sauce, toss; add pasta liquid to reach desired consistency.
  6. Transfer pasta and clams to serving bowls, garnish with nori and green onions; serve.

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