Steamed Clams with White Wine and Chorizo

April 15, 2013

Steamed clams with chorizo and white wine are a quick and easy meal.  This meal just takes minutes to prepare and even less time to cook.  You'll want to serve these steamed clams with plenty of bread to soak up that delicious white wine sauce.

Steamed Clams with White Wine and Chorizo
Recipe Courtesy of Anncco Journal

1 medium Onion,chopped (100 g)
1 yellow Bell pepper, chopped (100 g)
1 Garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
1/4 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Olive oil
3/4 cup Dry white wine (I increased to 1 cup with a little more salt)
2 pounds little neck Clams (1 kg)
1/4 pound Spanish chorizo (spicy cured pork sausages) cut to ¼" diameter
2 tablespoons Fresh cilantro (coriander)
Cook onion, bell pepper, garlic, cumin seeds and salt in oil in a deep pot over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened, 7 to 9 mins. Stir in Wine and bring to boil.
Add clams and chorizo, then boil, covered until clams open, 7-8 mins. (Discard any clams that are not open)
Season with pepper and stir in cilantro.
Serve these clams with some crusty bread for sopping up the sauce.


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