Stovetop Clambake

Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne

By
@vavavoom

This stovetop clambake is the best. There is NO LOBSTER in this one, even though I live in Maine.


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Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 bottle
beer, such as pale ale or pilsner
2 c
chicken stock
6
shallots, cut in half
6
garlic cloves, crushed or left whole
3 sprig(s)
thyme
2 large
bay leaves
1-2 tsp
old bay seasoning
salt and freshly bround pepper, to taste
1 lb
mini potatoes
2
smoked chorizo sausages or kielbasa, cut into thirds
4
corn on the cob, cut into thirds
1 lb
little necks or manilla clams
1/2 lb
mussels if desired
1 lb
large shrimp, peeled, tail on, deveined
2
lemons, cut in half
parsley, chopped for serving
lemon wedges for serving

SEAFOOD SAUCE (IF DESIRED) MIX ALL TOGETHER

1/2 c
ketchup
1/2 c
chili sauce
1/2 c
horseradish sauce
2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
hot sauce to taste
juice of 1/2 to 1 lemon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add to large pot, beer, chicken stock, shallots, garlic, thyme, bay leaves and old bay seasoning. Bring to a boil.
2
When mixture starts to boil, add potatoes and sausages. Reduce heat to simmer and cook until potatoes start to soften slightly, about 10 minutes.
3
Add corn, clams, mussels, shrimp and lemon halves. Cover and let steam until clams and mussels have opened and shrimp start to curl, turn pink and are just cooked through...about 5-10 minutes.
4
With slotted spoon, remove all to serving platter. Finish with lemon wedges and seafood sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood