Chourico Stuffed Clams Recipe

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Chourico stuffed clams

Jean Ray

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@Sheepdoc

Spanish, not Mexican chorizo sausage can be substituted for chourico.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

16
clams, rinsed
1
onion. minced
1/2 c
butter
1 Tbsp
fresh parsley, chopped
2 clove
garlic, minced
3 tsp
lemon juice
1 c
bread crumbs
1 c
chourico sausage
1 Tbsp
water from cooking clams
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 c
parmesan cheese
lemon slices

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring 2 cups water to boil in a large pot. Add clams, reduce to simmer and steam clams 10 minutes. Preheat oven to 350.
2
Remove clam meat and mince. Break shells at hinges and clean.
3
If using raw bulk spanish chorizo, brown it in frying pan. Remove to plate. Saute onions in butter until soft, then add garlic. Cook one minute, then add parsley, clam water, lemon juice, bread crumbs, minced clams, and sausage. Cook 4-5 minutes.
4
Lay clams shells on cooking sheet. Put spoonful of stuffing on each shell. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake 20-25 minutes. Serve with a lemon slice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Portugese