How to Degrit Manila Clams

How to Degrit Manila Clams

It only takes 5 minutes to degrit Manila clams! What's more, with this way, even after they are heated, they stay nice and plump--it's like magic!

Ingredients: 1 bag

Manila clams
1 bag
50℃ water
enough to liberally cover the manila clams


1. Rub together the Manila clams in hot water heated to 50℃, and let sit for 5 minutes.
2. The water starts to appear gray and cloudy as the sand begins to come out of the clams. After 5 minutes, the Manila clams should have popped open their shells and should be ready to use in your favorite dish!
3. *If you have the time, it's best to let them sit for about 15 minutes.

Story Behind this Recipe

I saw this tip on TV and thought it was interesting, so immediately tried it out. I adjusted the amount of water and method to suit my style.