Main Dishes

Stove Top Clam Bake

I know most people think of food off the grill for the 4th but I think of seafood. Living close to the ocean must be the reason. Many of my 4th of July celebrations were spent at Mission Bay when I was a kid. My parents would throw a huge company picnic for their employees and their families so I have fond memories. Unfortunately, we don't spend the day at the beach anymore because the crowds have become ridiculous and parking a nightmare. To bring the beach to us I like to do a clam bake.

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1 1/2 cups dry white wine
3/4 cup water
6 cloves of garlic
2 large shallots, halved and peeled(root left on)
1 1/2 pounds small red potatoes
2 pounds linguisa sausage, cut into chunks
red pepper flakes- optional
6 ears of corn, shucked and cut into thirds
5 dozen clams, scrubbed
1 pound extra large shrimp, shells on
4 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
2 tbsp chopped fresh oregano leaves
2 large lemons, quartered
In a large 12 quart stockpot, bring the wine and water to a boil. Add the garlic, shallots, potatoes, and 1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes. Cover and cook 8 minutes. Add the corn, sausage. lemons and...
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Nutritions

Calories
769

Sodium
690mg
28% DV

Fat
35g
54% DV

Protein
46g
92% DV

Carbs
52g
17% DV

Fiber
11g
45% DV