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Portuguese-Style Steamed Clams

Portuguese-Style Steamed Clams

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Here's a way to make steamed clams even better.  Steam the clams in a savory blend of chicken broth, white wine and diced tomatoes, accented with bacon, chorizo and garlic. It's easy and really good!

serves 4 people


cost per recipe: $13.55

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  • 1/2

     pound chorizo sausage , pepperoni or Italian pork sausage, diced

  • 1/2

    pound bacon, diced

  • 3

    cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1

    teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 1 3/4

    cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Chicken Stock

  • 3/4

    cup dry white wine

  • 1

    can (about 28 ounces) diced tomatoes

  • 48

    small clams, scrubbed

  • 1/2

    cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

  • 1

     16 ounce loaf Italian bread, sliced

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook the chorizo and bacon in an 8-quart saucepot over medium-high heat until they're well browned, stirring often. Pour off any fat.

Step 2

Add the garlic and red pepper to the saucepot and cook and stir for 3 minutes. Stir in the broth, wine and tomatoes and heat to a boil. Add the clams. Cover and cook until the the clams open, stirring often. Discard any clams that do not open.  Sprinkle with the cilantro, if desired. Serve with the bread.

Recipe Tips

  • Recipe Note: This recipe can also serve 6 as an appetizer.

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Ratings & Reviews

  • john2dragon

    June 1, 2008

    Portuguese-Style Steamed Clams

    excellent dish

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