Baby Clams Steamed in Green Onion Broth

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon chopped garlic

1 small onion, peeled and sliced thin

3 cups clam juice

1 cup white wine

3 tablespoons lemon juice

1 cup packed parsley leaves

1 tablespoon honey

Salt and freshly ground pepper

40 baby clams


Heat the oil in a large saucepan over mediumhigh heat until almost smoking and saute the garlic until golden brown. Add the onion and cook until soft. Add the clam juice, wine and lemon juice and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Place the broth in a blender with the parsley, honey and salt and pepper to taste and process until pureed. Combine the broth and clams in a large saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat , cover the pan and steam the clams until opened. Spoon into large bowls. Serve with garlic bread.

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