Pork and Clams (Ameijoas Na Cataplana)

Recipe by Derf2440
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash clams thoroughly under running water, and discard any that do not close when tapped, which means they are dead.
  • Soak overnight in salt water, to expel sand.
  • Heat olive oil in a (cataplanda) cast iron dutch oven.
  • Fry onions and garlic until soft and golden.
  • Add pork and brown on all sides.
  • Add clams and dry white wine.
  • Increase heat, and cook briskly, shaking pan until wine has reduced.
  • Add tomatoes, coriander or parsley, cayenne pepper,salt, and black pepper.
  • Cover tightly and simmer for 30-40 minutes or until pork is tender.
  • Traditionaly the"Cataplana" (cast iron dutch oven) is brought to the table for serving.
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