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Steamers in Beer Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cindy Shartle Brown
Added: Thursday, May 3, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs steamers (soft shelled clams)
1 shallot
1/2 stick unsalted butter
1 C Beer
1 Tbs finely chopped fresh parsley
1/4 tsp salt

Directions:
Directions:
Scrub clams well. Finely chop shallot. In a large saucepan cook shallot in 1/2 Tbs butter over moderate heat, stirring, until softened, 2 to 3 minutes. Add beer and clams and steam clams, covered, until opened, 4 to 5 minutes, transferring them as they open with a slotted spoon to a bowl. Discard any unopened clams and reserve cooking liquid. Keep clams warm.
Pour reserved cooking liquid through a paper towel lined sieve into a small saucepan. Heat cooking liquid over moderate heat until hot and whisk in remaining 3 1/2 Tbs butter. Remove pan from heat and stir in parsley and salt.
Serve clams with dipping sauce.

 

 

 

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