- STEP 1
Heat a large, deep frying pan or wide, shallow saucepan over a high heat.
- STEP 2
Thickly slice or roughly chop the chorizo and fry in a little olive oil for about 5 minutes.
- STEP 3
Add the butter and a dash more olive oil.
- STEP 4
Scrub the clams well in cold water.
- STEP 5
Add the garlic, the chilli, if using, and the clams to the pan with the chorizo.
- STEP 6
5. Add the garlic, the chilli, if using, and the clams to the pan with the chorizo.
- STEP 7
Toss the clams in the butter, then let them fry for a couple of minutes until they start to open.
- STEP 8
Pour in the wine and let it bubble for a further minute.
- STEP 9
Then add the parsley and season with salt and pepper