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Mussels and Clams in Garlic White Wine Sauce Recipe

Posted on Mar 24, 2014 by Chef Karla Williams








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This is a great simple yet crowd pleasing dish. Fresh and local seafood will make it even better!

INGREDIENTS:

1 tsp. Olive oil

½ lb. Mussels, cleaned and scrubbed

½ lb. Clams, cleaned and scrubbed

1 Onion, chopped fine about 1 cup

2 Garlic cloves, minced

¼ tsp. Crushed red pepper flakes

2 Bay leaves

½ c. Dry white wine, chardonnay or Chablis

¼ c. Fresh parsley, chopped

STEPS:

    • Prepare a hot pan that has a lid about medium size like a large sauté pan.

 

    • Add olive oil, wait until hot, and then add onions, garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, and bay leaves.

 

    • Cook until onions and garlic are soft.

 

    • Turn heat to medium high, and add cleaned mussels, clams, and white wine.  Put a lid on it.

 

    • Let mussels and clams steam for a few minutes but make sure to shake pan to move ingredients around in pan. This will take about 5 minutes.

 

    • Turn heat to medium low and simmer for another 5 minutes or so.

 

    • Remove lid and discard any unopened shells.

 

    • At the very end stir through the parsley and garnish with lemon wheels.



NUTRITION:

SERVINGS 8; SERVING SIZE 2 mussels and 2 clams; CALORIES 70kcal;

PROTEIN 7gm CARBOHYDRATES 3gm; SODIUM 160mg;


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