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    The 20 BEST Clam Recipes

    If you’re looking for some great Clam Recipes, you’ve come to the right place! Clams can be such a versatile seafood, you just have to know how to cook them!

    We’ve compiled this great collection of Clam Recipes, so you never have to think “what to cook with clams?” again.

    From simple light clam dishes, to soups and appetizers, pastas and more, you’ll find plenty of interesting new ways to prepare your favorite seafood.

    Cook your way through all these delicious and easy clam recipes, you’re sure to find a new favorite. Have fun…

    The 20 BEST Clam Recipes.

    1. Spanish Clams with Chorizo

    This Spanish tapas recipe is divine! Succulent fresh clams are braised with cannellini beans, chorizo sausage and plenty of fresh herbs. Buen provecho!

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    2. Linguine with Clams (Linguine alle Vongole)

    If you’re in the mood for pasta, try this easy clam linguini recipe. It’s a restaurant quality seafood recipe you’ll come back to again and again.

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    3. Clam Chowder (New England Style)

    There’s just something so comforting about a steaming bowl of clam chowder. This easy recipe for the New England version is creamy, delicious, and packed with clams!

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    4. Steamed Clams

    Now we have these simple and delicious steamed clams. They have a great herb infused garlic butter sauce, perfect for sopping up with some crusty bread!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    5. Clams Casino

    Here’s afamous restaurant appetizer that’s easy to make in your own kitchen. Clams Casino are buttery, with a crispy topping and a touch of bacon. YUM!

    Get the Recipe @ thesuburbansoapbox

    6. Clam Chowder (Manhattan Style)

    Another great chowder recipe is this Manhattan style clam chowder. It has a savory tomato broth loaded with clams, potatoes, veggies and bacon. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    7. Fried Clams

    Seafood is always great fried. These fried clams have a crunchy outside with chewy, delectable clams on the inside. They’re as good as any seafood restaurant!

    Get the Recipe @ garlicandzest

    8. Asian Coconut Broth Clams

    These Asian coconut broth clams are delightful! The delicious broth is enhanced by ginger, garlic, cilantro and lemongrass, and you’ll love sopping it up with some nice bread!

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    9. Grilled Clams with Charred Jalapeño Basil Butter

    These grilled clams have an amazing charred jalapeño basil butter that’s even further enhanced with blue cheese. This one is sure to impress guests!

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    10. Malaysian Curry Clams

    Curry clams are a popular street food in Malaysia, and now you can make them in your own home! They’re super flavorful and a touch spicy. This is one of my new favorite clam recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia

    11. Cioppino

    Here’s a hearty and tasty stew for you! Loads of seafood are simmered in a perfectly seasoned tomato and wine based broth. A San Francisco classic!

    Get the Recipe @ thecozyapron

    12. White Clam Pizza

    Pizza, pizza! You’re going to love this white clam sauce pizza. It has a creamy and cheesy clam sauce and is topped with tons of provolone cheese. So good…

    Get the Recipe @ howsweeteats

    13. Mediterranean Steamed Clams

    Give your clams a Mediterranean makeover with this awesome recipe. They have a wonderful white wine sauce with tomatoes, spices and plenty of fresh herbs.

    Get the Recipe @ themediterraneandish

    14. Stuffed Clams

    Stuffed clams are a classic New England appetizer. This recipe has a great buttery breadcrumb filling that’s nicely browned up in the oven.

    Get the Recipe @ carolinescooking

    15. Goan Clam Curry

    This clam curry from the Indian state of Goa is simply amazing! It has a rich and creamy coconut gravy infused with warm Indian spices. YUMMM!

    Get the Recipe @ myheartbeets

    16. Garlic Butter Clams with White Wine Cream Sauce

    Garlic butter clams with white wine cream sauce is a heavenly clam recipe. You’re going to want a big loaf of bread to sop up this sauce!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    17. Sheet Pan Clam Bake

    Clam bakes are a New England classic. This easy sheet pan recipe has clams, shrimp, lobster tails, sausage, potatoes and corn. A feast fit for a crowd!

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    18. Steamed Clams with Italian Sausage

    These tasty clams are steamed in white wine and accompanied by Italian sausage. Great appetizer idea!

    Get the Recipe @ cookincanuck

    19. Kerala Clam Roast

    This super flavorful clam roast from the south Indian state of Kerala is amazing! The clams are generously seasoned with Indian spices and aromatics and get roasted with chunks of coconut.

    Get the Recipe @ somethingiscooking

    20. Paella

    This easy seafood paella recipe is the perfect way to feed a big family. A flavorful paella base with vegetables, crispy rice (thanks to the cast iron skillet), layered with shrimp, clams, and mussels on top. This shrimp, clam, mussel, and chorizo paella recipe is a flavor party in a skillet.

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlwiththeironcast

    So there you go, twenty great ways to cook clams. The only question now is, which to try first?

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    The 20 BEST Clam Recipes

    This collection of Clam Recipes includes plenty of easy weeknight dinners and special occasion meals! Here's a basic recipe to grill clams:


    • 1.5 lbs littleneck clams


    1. Preheat grill over medium heat.
    2. Scrub and rinse the clams.
    3. Place clams on grill and cook until they pop open, about 8-10 minutes.
    4. Serve with butter or your favorite sauce.


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