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Beer-Steamed Clams on a Gas Grill

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Beer-Steamed Clams on a Gas Grill
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 8
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Ready in 20 minutes, all you need are clams and beer to make this summer beach favorite.
By Sarah Caron
Updated Jun 3, 2011

Ingredients

  • 24 to 36 littleneck clams
  • 1 bottle beer

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    If a clam doesn’t open, discard it. Don’t ever try to force clams to open.
  • tip 2
    A good lager produces great flavor for the clams.
  • tip 3
    Littleneck clams are best for this preparation.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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