Clams are steamed in a savory sauce featuring seafood stock, white wine, garlic, fennel and red pepper flakes. Served with crusty bread for dipping, this is an amazing dish that can't be beat!

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat the oil in a 6-quart saucepot over medium heat. Add the fennel, garlic and red pepper and cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add the stock and wine and heat to a boil.

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  • Increase the heat to medium-high. Add the clams to the saucepot. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until the clams open. Discard any clams that do not open. Sprinkle with the parsley. Serve with the bread for dipping.

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Ingredient Note: Before cooking, discard any clams that remain open when tapped. After cooking, discard any clams that remain closed.

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Nutrition Facts

598.8 calories; protein 27.1g 54% DV; carbohydrates 92.2g 30% DV; fat 10.3g 16% DV; cholesterol 29.6mg 10% DV; sodium 1201.7mg 48% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
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Rating: 5 stars
08/28/2015
First off I will say that I really went into this not thinking I was going to like this clam dish at all due to the addition of fennel. I am not a fan of anything licorice flavor but boy did this taste really good! I wish I made more broth to soak up with my french bread! This was a big hit with my friends. It did turn out a bit salty but we have a very high tolerance for salt so this was just right! Would absolutely make this again and again! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/04/2016
I'm not a particularly great cook (meaning I'm scared to death to veer off the recipe). This was super easy and tasted as good as steamed clams at any restaurant (although I didn't use the fennel because I forgot it). There was plenty of broth for dipping the garlic bread that we made to go with it. Going back to Costco for more clams today! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/10/2018
It came out great Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/15/2015
We love steamer clams. This recipe is a variation on a theme I've made so many times I can't count. Using Swanson Seafood Stock really adds additional flavor and freshness. This is a seafood dish and it tastes like it. I will be making this version again and I will absolutely be using Swanson's Seafood Stock. I will also use it in other seafood dishes I make too like Bouillabaisse. Read More