Steamed clams in saffron & spring green broth

Steamed clams in saffron & spring green broth

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4 as a starter

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Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Healthy
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
156
protein
13g
carbs
5g
fat
10g
saturates
2g
fibre
3g
sugar
3g
salt
0.88g

Ingredients

  • 700ml hot, low-salt chicken stock
  • 75g diced chorizo
  • 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced
  • pinch of saffron strands
  • 2 small heads of spring greens, finely shredded
  • 1kg small live clams or cockles, washed well
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • lemon wedges, to serve

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Method

  1. Place the stock, chorizo, garlic and saffron in a large pan and bring to the boil. Add the greens, cover and cook for 2 mins until completely wilted.
  2. Add the clams, cover and cook over a high heat for 4-5 mins until every clam has opened. Stir in the chopped parsley.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, divide the greens and clams between large, shallow bowls then ladle over the broth. Drizzle with oil and serve with the lemon to squeeze over.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2011

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jenniferstapleton's picture
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Being a "fishatarian", I used fish stock and meatfree chorizo in this - it was really delicious and very easy.

jessicawi's picture
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delicious! didn't bother with the saffron as we're on a strict budget, and added a chopped red chilli at the garlic stage. a taste sensation, and exceptionally healthy!

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