Sautéed clam salad with wine and parsley dressing

Salade de palourdes sautées au vin et persil

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
New Bistro

By Fran Warde

Published 2009

  • About

If you see fresh-from-the-sea clams on sale, snap them up and make this simple summer recipe that is packed with sunshine and the delicious sweet-salty flavours of the sea. Great served with sourdough bread.


  • 1 kg (2 lb 4 oz) clams
  • 25


First purge the clams. Fill the sink with cold water, add the clams, stir around and leave to soak for 10 minutes. Drain and repeat with fresh water until all the sand is washed out of the clams. Place in a colander and leave to drain for 5 minutes. Discard any clams that are even slightly open or damaged and do not close when tapped against the side of the sink.

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