Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

Clams Casino

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 55 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 6 servings (4 clams each)



  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a saute pan over medium-high heat, add the oil and heat to the verge of smoking. Add the pancetta, reduce the heat to medium, and cook the pancetta until crispy, 2 to 3 minutes. Once cooked, remove the pancetta with a slotted spoon to paper towels and reserve. Add the onions and garlic and cook until translucent, 6 to 7 minutes. Once the onions are cooked, remove from the pan and toss in a bowl with the lemon juice, crab boil seasoning, butter, and parsley. Top the clams with the onion-herb mixture, reserved pancetta, and Parmesan. Place on a baking sheet and bake until the cheese has melted, 10 to 12 minutes.