Recipe courtesy of Susan Feniger
Episode: One-Pot Wonder
Print
Total:
35 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
35 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 5 pounds Manila clams
  • 1/4 cup dark soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons oyster sauce
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut palm sugar
  • 3 tablespoons freshly cracked black pepper (largest grind on a peppermill)
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped garlic
  • One 4-inch piece ginger, peeled and minced
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 ounce fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 ounce fresh Thai basil leaves
  • 1 ounce fresh mint leaves
  • Toasted sourdough bread, sliced 1-inch-thick, brushed with olive oil, for serving
  • Lime wedges, for serving

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Place the clams in a large bowl and rinse under cold, running water for 5 to 10 minutes to "spit" the clams of all sand and grit. Drain and set aside. In a small bowl, combine the dark soy, oyster sauce, lime juice, coconut palm sugar and half the black pepper. Set aside. Heat the oil in a large saute pan or skillet over high heat. Add the garlic, ginger and the remaining black pepper and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, to release the flavors, but do not let the garlic brown. Add the clams. Add 1/2 cup water and cover immediately to let the clams steam open. This will take 3 to 4 minutes. All the clams should be open, remove any that are not. Add the oyster sauce mixture. Stir well. Add the butter, stir well and pour out into a large bowl. Serve immediately with the fresh herbs sprinkled over the top, toasted bread and wedges of fresh lime to squeeze over the clams.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Black Pepper Pasta

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Black Pepper Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Black Pepper Pullman Loaf

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Cracked Black Pepper Pasta

Recipe courtesy of Lorraine Pascale

Black Pepper Mango Sorbet

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Molasses Black Pepper Cure

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Spiced Black Pepper Cupcakes

Black Pepper Beef

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

On TV

So Much Pretty Food Here