Clams with Lemongrass and Chiles
Clams with Lemongrass and Chiles
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    This appetizer is delicious with mussels as well. Decrease the amount of chiles if you like it less spicy.

    Ingredients

    • Coarse salt
    • 4 dozen small clams, such as littleneck, rinsed well (about 5 pounds)
    • 2 stalks fresh lemongrass, hard outer leaves removed and reserved, bottom 4 inches of stalks, thinly sliced crosswise
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 2 shallots, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)
    • 3 garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 small fresh green chiles, such as jalapeno, serrano, or Thai chiles, thinly sliced crosswise
    • 3 small fresh red chiles, such as cherry peppers or Holland chiles, thinly sliced crosswise
    • 1/2 cup lime juice, plus lime wedges, for garnish (5 limes total)
    • 1/4 cup Asian fish sauce
    • 1 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 286 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 9.56%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.14%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 85 mg 28.35%
    • Sodium: 2412 mg 100.49%
    • Calcium: 120 mg 12.02%
    • Potassium: 194 mg 5.55%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.58%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 12 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.37%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 42 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 17.04%
    • Vitamin C 1.99%
    • Vitamin D 0.71%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total8 oz-eq

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