Portuguese Steamed Clams Recipe
Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Apr 8, 2017
3 out of 5 with 30 ratings
1/2 pound chourico sausage, diced1/2 pound of bacon, diced3 cloves garlic, chopped1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper1 3/4 cups of chicken broth 3/4 cup of dry white wine1 can (about 28 ounces) diced tomatoes48 small clams, scrubbed1/2 cup of chopped fresh cilantro or parsley1 16 ounce loaf Portuguese bread, sliced
- Cook the chourico and bacon in an 8-quart saucepot over medium-high heat until they're well browned, stirring often. Pour off any fat.
- 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.