Beer-Steamed Clams on a Gas Grill

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Ingredients

24
to 36 littleneck clams
1
bottle beer

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat gas grill. Wash clams one at a time, scrubbing lightly to remove sand from outside.
  • 2 Set grill-proof pan (camping pan or cast iron pan) on grill rack. Pour beer into pan.
  • 3 Place clams on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; steam clams 5 minutes. Check and remove any clams that are wide open. Cover grill; continue steaming 5 minutes longer or until all clams have opened wide. Serve immediately.

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Tips

Expert Tips

If a clam doesn’t open, discard it. Don’t ever try to force clams to open.

A good lager produces great flavor for the clams.

Littleneck clams are best for this preparation.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Seerving
Calories
65.9
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0.5g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Cholesterol
16.3mg
5%
Sodium
328.6mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
3.5g
1%
Protein
8.2g
% Daily Value*:
Calcium
2.30%
2%
Iron
4.90%
5%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.