Clams in White Wine Sauce

Clams in White Wine Sauce

Everybody loves clams, they are such a versatile shellfish. In Spain they are used is so many different recipes, but by far, clams in white wine sauce, known as ¨Almejas al Vino Blanco¨, are the best way to enjoy them. The secret to this recipe is to buy the freshest clams you can find, as well as use a decent white wine from La Rioja. Watch the video recipe below on how to easily make clams in white wine sauce, and enjoy one of the best seafood tapas Spain has to offer, in the comfort of your own home. Salud!

Clams in White Wine Sauce
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Ingredients
  1. (1) Pound of Fresh Clams
  2. (1/4) Cup White Wine
  3. (3) Cloves Garlic Minced
  4. (1/2) Lemon
  5. (2) Tbsp Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil
  6. Fresh Parsley
  7. Sea Salt
Instructions
  1. Grab a medium sized sauce pan and heat your burner to a medium heat and add 2 tbsp of extra virgin Spanish olive oil to the pan
  2. Once the oil gets hot, add 3 cloves of minced garlic to the sauce pan and mix with the oil
  3. After about 30 seconds of cooking the garlic add 1 pound of fresh clams to the sauce pan and mix with the oil
  4. Add a 1/4 cup of white wine, freshly chopped parsley and a small amount of sea salt to the pan and mix with the clams
  5. Grab a lid and cover the sauce pan
  6. After about 4 minutes remove the lid and all your clams should be open (discard any that did not open)
  7. Transfer the clams and sauce in the pan to a shallow bowl
  8. Garnish the plate with some freshly chopped parsley and a couple of slices of lemon
  9. Enjoy!
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