New England Clam Boil
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- soft shell clams - 1.5 - 2 lbs. per person
- hot dogs - 1.5 per person
- chourico/linguica - 1.5 lb per person
- sausage links - 1.5 per person
- medium potatoes - 1.5 per person
- onion 1.5 per person
- 1-2 qt
- 12 ounce beer
- 1 Tbsp
- minced garlic
- 2 Tbsp
- crushed red pepper
- salt & pepper to taste
1Wash clams in warm water, and soak in cold water and salt while you start cooking. (no more than 10 minutes)
2In a Large pot, bring beer and 1 - 2 quarts of water to a boil. Add spices such as salt, crushed pepper, and garlic.
3Add your potatoes and onions. Just before they are finished cooking, add your chourico or linguica and sausages.
4When your linguica and sausages are almost done cooking, add your hot dogs since they are precooked.
5Cook your hot dogs for 2 minutes and add your fresh steamers (clams). As soon as your clams open, they are done.
6You can melt some butter for dipping and reserve broth to keep your clams warm as you eat.