Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence
Episode: Ultimate Tapas
Print
Steamed Clams with Chorizo, Citrus and Saffron Aioli
Total:
35 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
35 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 large chorizo
  • 2 pounds clams, cleaned
  • 1/2 cup Albareino Spanish white wine
  • 1/2 orange
  • Saffron Aioli, recipe follows
  • 1/4 bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley, leaves chopped
Saffron Aioli:
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • *2 egg yolks (See Disclaimer)
  • 1 cup blanched slivered almonds
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/2 orange, juiced
  • 3 cups extra-virgin olive oil
  • Water as needed, to thin

Directions

Heat olive oil. Add the garlic cloves and let infuse the oil. Slice chorizo into 1/2-inch coins. Add chorizo into pan and render. Add clams. Pour wine over clams. Cover pan and let clams steam, about 5 minutes, or until all the clams have opened. Once cooked through, discard any clams that have not opened. Finish by squeezing half an orange over clams. Remove clams and chorizo using slotted spoon into large bowl. With the remaining broth, whisk in Saffron Aioli. Pour mixture over clams and chorizo. Sprinkle with parsley.

Saffron Aioli:

Steep saffron in hot water. In a blender, add garlic, egg yolks, almonds, salt, orange juice, saffron and blend. While blending, drizzle in the olive oil and emulsify. Thin with a little water, if desired.

Consumption of raw or undercooked eggs, shellfish and meat may increase the risk of foodborne illness.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Hawaiian Steamed Beef Buns

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Old Bay Steamed Blue Crabs

Recipe courtesy of Young Sun Huh

Iggy's Clam Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Iggy's Doughboys

New Haven-Style White Clam Pizza

Recipe courtesy of Young Sun Huh

Steamed Pork and Mushroom "Siu Mai" Dumplings

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Steamed Lemon Pudding with Treacle Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Steamed Rice Flour Cakes with Dried Shrimp: Banh Beo

Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen

Portuguese Chicken with Chorizo and Clams

Recipe courtesy of Chuck Hughes

On TV

Donut Showdown

7:30am | 6:30c

Donut Showdown

8:30am | 7:30c

Donut Showdown

9:30am | 8:30c

Sugar Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Sugar Showdown

11am | 10c

Sugar Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cake Hunters

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cake Wars

4pm | 3c

Cake Wars

5pm | 4c

Cake Wars

6pm | 5c

Cake Wars

7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Wars

9pm | 8c

Cake Hunters

10pm | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30pm | 9:30c

Cupcake Wars

11pm | 10c

Cake Wars

12am | 11c

Cake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Hunters

2:30am | 1:30c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here