Asari no Sakamushi

Sake-Steamed Clams

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      1 hr 15

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Tokyo Cult Recipes

Tokyo Cult Recipes

By Maori Murota

Published 2015

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg (2 lb 4 oz) very fresh clams
  • 1

Method

Place the clams in a large bowl of water with the salt and set aside for 1 hour (or overnight in the refrigerator), so the clams “spit out” any sand. Next, rinse the clams, rubbing them together to clean their shells. Drain. In a deep frying pan with a lid, start heating the oil with the garlic. Add the clams and the sake, then cover and cook on a high heat for 2–3 minutes or until all the clam