Japanese Littleneck Clams Steamed in Sake

Japanese Littleneck Clams Steamed in Sake

It takes 10 minutes from start to finish and the broth is delicious too!

Ingredients: 2 -3 servings

Littleneck clams (in their shells)
300 g
Green onions or scallions
100 ml
1 tablespoon
Soy sauce
to taste


1. Place the clams in salted water to degrit. Scrub the shells together and rinse well. Drain in a strainer.
2. Chop the green onions into small pieces.
3. In a pan, combine the clams, water, and sake. Cover and heat over medium heat for 2-3 minutes until cooked through.
4. After the clams have opened, taste the broth and add salt if necessary. Finally, season with soy sauce.
5. Top with green onions and it's done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I made this dish since we receive a lot of clams and I wanted something to make with them other than a butter sauté.