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Clams in Spicy Coconut-Lime Broth Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
diana morris
Added: Monday, November 10, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
5 large shallots, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped peeled fresh ginger
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 pounds littleneck clams, scrubbed
1 1/2 cups bottled clam juice
1 cup canned unsweetened coconut milk
1 cup diced canned tomatoes with juices
1 jalapeño chile, seeded, chopped
1 teaspoon grated lime peel
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 green onions, sliced

Directions:
Directions:
Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add chopped shallots and sauté until tender, about 3 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon ginger, 1 teaspoon turmeric and 1/4 teaspoon cumin and stir 1 minute. Add clams, clam juice, coconut milk, tomatoes with their juices, jalapeño and lime peel and bring to boil. Cover and cook until clams open, about 7 minutes (discard any that do not open). Stir in lime juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer clams and sauce to bowl; sprinkle with green onions and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Complement this fragrant dish with Asian noodles or steamed rice

 

 

 

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