Linguine With Clams, Pancetta, Chili and White Wine

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe came from a show I was watching with Jamie Oliver. I have served it several times to seafood lovers and it is a hit. Paired with a nice white wine and salad it is a wonderful dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta as directed. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile in a hot deep skillet, heat olive oil. Add pancetta. Fry until golden.
  3. Add shallots, garlic and crushed red pepper flakes to skillet. Stir well. Sautee until veggies are tender about 3 minutes.
  4. Add clames and white wine. Bring to boil.
  5. Cook until clams open. Discard any that have not opened.
  6. Remove from heat and add linguine,parsley, salt and pepper. Toss until all is combined well.
  7. Serve.
Most Helpful

This was very tasty and easy. I didn't have pancetta on hand so I did use bacon and I thought it tasted great! Otherwise, I followed the recipe completely.

cruzzo July 28, 2010

Wow, my husband and I tried this tonight and it was phenomenal. We treated it as an appetizer, so we did not use the linguine, but the taste was phenomenal. I did make a few modifications. I added 2 T. of Butter (just because I think clams need butter), added 3 chopped green onions, and increased the amount of red pepper. I served with toasted baguette bread with melted butter, garlic powder and dill weed. Fantastic! Definitely 5* for us, and we will be making it again.

thepaintedpony December 07, 2008

This is soooo delicious! Thank you for posting. I did not have shallots :-( but it was still amazing. I am sure the shallots will make this a 6* recipe. All I added was about 1 tbsp of lemon juice, only b/c I thought I'd read it in the recipe, but didn't. A really nice twist on plain old Linguine with clam sauce.

A la Carte January 30, 2008