Sake-steamed short-neck clams is a simple dish. You can make it easily and quickly. It is low in fat and calories too.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Soak short-neck clams in lightly salted water to draw sand out of the shells, about 2 hours. Rinse.

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  • Combine clams, water, 1/3 cup plus 1 1/2 tablespoon sake, and soy sauce in a pot over medium heat. Bring to a simmer; cook, covered, until clams open, 5 to 6 minutes.

  • Garnish clams with green onion.

Cook's Notes:

Use 1 scant teaspoon salt per 3/4 cup water for soaking the clams.

Discard clams that do not open after steaming.

Nutrition Facts

166 calories; protein 16.8g; carbohydrates 6.6g; fat 1.3g; cholesterol 43.4mg; sodium 224.7mg. Full Nutrition
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