Malinda Coletta Recipe

Rhode Island Stuffed Quahogs

By Malinda Coletta Professorchef


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Malinda's Story

A traditional RI Style stuffed hard shell clam...served with a lemon wedge and tobasco sauce.

Ingredients

8
quahogs - a large hard shell clam
1 c
water
1/2 c
white wine, dry
2
bay leaves
4 Tbsp
olive oil
4 clove
garlic minced
1/2 c
onion minced
1/4 c
celery minced
3 Tbsp
parsley fresh and minced
4 c
italian bread, crust removed bread cubed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pot, add the quahogs, water, wine and bay leaf.
2
Cover the pot and bring to a boil. Let simmer until all quahogs are open. Remove the quahogs and quahog meat, strain the broth well and reserve. Chop the quahog meat and set aside.
3
In a sauté pan, heat the oil. Add the garlic, onion and celery. Sauté for 3 to 4 minutes.
4
Add the herbs. Cook 1 minute.
5
In a large bowl, place the diced bread . Add the vegetable mixture. Lightly moisten with quahog broth. Adjust the seasoning.
6
Split the quahogs in half. Divide the stuffing equally stuff into each shell half.
7
Bake in a 350 degree oven until hot. Serve with plenty of hot sauce and lemon wedge

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood Appetizers


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10 Comments

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Karen Croteau KarenAnnC
Apr 15, 2012
that's great ...congrats!
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Malinda Coletta Professorchef
Apr 15, 2012
Thanks Karen this recipe will actually be published by random house in a cookbook my husband and i colaborated on. Its called Country Comfort Cookbooks Regional Favorites - we are very excited!!
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Karen Croteau KarenAnnC
Apr 15, 2012
yum these sound delicious ...thank you
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Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne vavavoom
Aug 27, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
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Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne vavavoom
Aug 27, 2011
To heck with that!! I froze some and I'll just thaw them and eat them cold!!!!