Steamers with Asian Broth and Cilantro Butter
Steamers with Asian Broth and Cilantro Butter
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  • Summary

    These clams are steamed in a flavorful Asian broth, then served with melted herb butter.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup unsalted clam juice
    • 1 cup loosely packed Thai or regular fresh basil leaves
    • 1 2-inch piece lemongrass, coarsely chopped
    • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 1 tablespoon Asian fish sauce (nam pla)
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
    • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter
    • 8 pounds steamers (littlenecks or cherrystones can be used instead), scrubbed
    • 3 limes, cut in wedges, for garnish

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 170 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 17 g 26.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 53.71%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 47 mg 15.56%
    • Sodium: 540 mg 22.5%
    • Calcium: 26 mg 2.58%
    • Potassium: 147 mg 4.2%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.67%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 6 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.14%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 10.83%
    • Vitamin C 34.86%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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
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    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
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    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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