14 May 2008

Seafood Tapas - Steamed Clams

Clams are a great alternative to traditional mussels. The soft meaty flesh is perfect in salads or as simple tapas. The flavour is such that they are best steamed with a minimum of other ingredients.

You will need (serves 4):

1 - 2 kilos of fresh clams
Fresh chopped parsley

How to cook:

1. Clean the clams by rinsing in cold water
2. Place in a large pan with the chopped parsley, a little salt and about an inch or two of cold water.
3. Steam with the lid on for about 5 minutes until all the shells have opened.

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