Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Delicious Steamed Clams

By the darkchef I found it on Tumblr

Red Curry, Coconut, Garlic, and Ginger Infused Steamed Clams
2 tablespoons butter
3 cloves fresh garlic, minced
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
3 teaspoons red curry paste
2 teaspoons fish sauce1 cup chicken broth
1 cup coconut milk 2 pounds of clams (Littlenecks or Manilla), rinsed and cleaned
3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
optional 1 small lime cut into wedges

Cooking Instructions
Melt the butter in a medium pot over medium heat.
Add the garlic and ginger. Cook for 2-3 minutes until garlic is fragrant but not burnt.
Add the red curry paste and the fish sauce.
Stir the paste until it has thinned out with the butter.
Pour the chicken broth and coconut milk into the pot.
Stir the broth mixture for a couple seconds until well mixed.
Add the clams and cook covered for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until clams have opened. Discard any clams that are still closed.
Add the parsley and give the pot a quick stir.
Transfer clams and broth to a large serving bowl and squeeze a tablespoon of fresh lime juice over the dish.
Serve additional lime wedges on the site.Enjoy!

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