Razor Clams with Garlic Vinaigrette (Razor Clams a la Plancha)

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Razor clams with Garlic SalsaIf you prefer to eat healthy, seafood is definitely—one of the best options. The good thing about clams is that you can prepare them in a quick time. Today's clam preparation is easy-to-make and tastes so good. A strong flavor of garlic adds the required kick in this scrumptious clam recipe. For a spicier version, use dried whole red chilies. Instead of searing in a pan or griddle, one can also cook these clams in an oven too. Feel free to drizzle generous quantity of extra virgin olive oil on top before serving. You can use the same process with your preferred variety of clams. Just make sure to adjust the cooking time as per the requirements. Let's make this delicious and healthy razor clam recipe.

Razor clams with Garlic Salsa
Razor Clams with Garlic Vinaigrette (Razor Clams a la Plancha)
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Razor clams with Garlic Salsa

Savor these garlicky and scrumptious clams which are lightly seared to perfection in a generous quantity of olive oil and enhanced with fresh lime juice.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 4
Nutrition: (per serving)
Calories: 310 calories
Fat: 27 grams
Carbohydrates: 5 grams
Sodium: 620 milligrams
Protein: 12 grams
Sugar: 0.2 grams

Ingredients:
  • 20 razor clams
  • 6 garlic cloves (finely minced)
  • 4 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. Rinse all the clams and pat-dry them with a kitchen cloth.
  2. In a small bowl, add minced garlic, lime juice, chopped parsley, olive oil, and kosher salt.
  3. Whip briskly for a minute or two and keep the vinaigrette aside.
  4. Heat a nonstick flat pan on a medium-high flame.
  5. Grease with cooking spray and add clams to the pan in a single layer.
  6. Cook until they open.
  7. Gently flip them on the open side and sear for half a minute.
  8. Again, gently flip back to their original positions and switch the flame to low.
  9. Spoon out garlic vinaigrette on top of each clam.
  10. Cover with a lid and cook for another two minutes.
  11. Serve hot.