Xarém

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READY IN: 5hrs 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a tin wash clams with cold water, so you clean them from any dirt they might have. After that cover them totally with sea water and leave them to rest for 4 to 5 hours, this will allow any sand and impurities to be expelled out.
  • Cut the bacon and the cured ham in small stripes and the sausage in thin slices. Fry them in a pan over low heat. Drain.
  • Remove the clams from the water. Place them in a boiler, cover with water, and boil 10 minutes. Reserving the water, take the clam meat out of the shells. Return clams to boiler, add wine, and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and slowly add the cornmeal, stirring to be sure it blends uniformly.
  • Return to heat, stirring occaisionally, until thickened.
  • Add the rest of the meat, then salt and pepper to taste,.
  • Serve hot, garnished with croutons or parsley if desired.
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