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Learn how to make Portuguese Bulhão Pato (littleneck) clams (Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato).
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
25 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Bulhão Pato Clams Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Bulhão Pato Clams Recipe

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Posted in: Seafood Recipes
Tue, Jun 7, 2016
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1 kg of good clams6 cloves of garlic5 tablespoons of olive oil5 tablespoons of white wineGround pepper (to taste)1 bunch of corianderSalt (to taste)1 lemon Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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  1. Wash the clams under running water. 
  2. In a pan, place the olive oil and peeled garlic (crushed or chopped ) until its hot.
  3. Add the clams, lemon juice, wine and chopped coriander.
  4. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  5. Cover the pan and shake it from time to time until all the clams are open.
  6. Place the clams on a platter and garnish with slices of lemon.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Luisa Batalha, viajardemochilaascostas.blogspot.ca 


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