Steaming in sake brings out the sweet flavour of the clams. Cook this Japanese Sake Steamed Clams dish in 15 minutes with only 5 ingredients. Recipe by Asian Inspirations.
1½ cup sake
5cm piece of ginger (peeled and julienned)
1.3kg Manila Clams/Littleneck Clams (washed and scrubbed)
2 dried red chillis
Freshly ground black pepper
2 spring onion (chopped)
1. Over medium high heat, add the sake and ginger to a large pan and allow to boil.
2. Add the clams and dried chilli to the pan and turn the heat up to high. Cover the pan with a lid and allow the clams to cook until they are done. The clams are done when they open up.
3. Remove the lid and sprinkle the black pepper and spring onions over the clams.
4. Serve hot together with the soup and some steamed rice.
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