Baked Stuffed Clams (stuffies)

Eddie Szczerba

By
@chefed60

Easy to make and very easy to eat!!


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Rating:

Serves:

6-8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

18 large
fresh clams
1 pt
fresh chopped clams or two twelve ounce cans of chopped clams
2 stick
butter,melted reserve half a stick for basting
1 c
parsley, italian,chopped
4 clove
garlic,minced,sauteed
1 large
shallots,minced,sauteed
1 Tbsp
old bay seasoning
1/2 tsp
salt and pepper
5 c
herbed stuffing mix,crumbled
1 medium
carrot, shredded,sauteed
1 medium
red roasted pepper,diced small
1/4 c
romano cheese, grated for garnish
1 Tbsp
paprika for garnish
3 Tbsp
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Start by steaming the clams in two cups of water seasoned with a half a lemon,two bay leaves and a pinch of old bay seasoning,about five minutes and they should open. If any did not,throw them out,they're dead. When done remove the clams and save the shells for stuffing.Reserve the liquid.
2
To a large bowl add the chopped clams with the juice from one container.Add the chopped parsley,sauteed garlic,carrots and shallots,spices,roasted peppers,one and a half sticks melted butter and herbed stuffing. Mix together well.
3
Using a tablespoon fill each half shell generously smoothing over the surfaces when done.Garnish each clam with grated cheese the paprika,baste with butter while baking in a 350 pre-heated oven for twenty minutes or so,serve immediately with fresh lemon wedges. Enjoy!! :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #delicious