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Clams in a Spicy Citrus Broth

Food Network Canada
YIELDS
4 servings
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Ingredients

2
lb(s) small clam
2
Tbsp olive oil
1
large onion, chopped
2
Tbsp chopped pancetta
3
garlic, cloves, thinly, sliced
2
stalks lemongrass, white part only, finely, sliced
1
Thai chili, finely, chopped
¾
cup vermouth
juice of one orange
juice of one lime
zest of one orange, thin, strips
zest of one lime, thin, strips
1
cup clam, juice
salt and pepper, to taste
fresh tarragon, chopped, for garnish
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Directions

Step 1

Wash clams thoroughly several times and soak in cold water to remove trace sand.

Step 2

While clams are soaking, prepare broth.

Step 3

In a large deep skillet sauté onion in olive oil for about 3 minutes until onions are soft.

Step 4

Add the pancetta and brown for 2 to 3 minutes.

Step 5

Add the sliced garlic and continue to sauté for about 2 minutes until just golden.

Step 6

Add the remaining ingredients, except tarragon and clams, and bring to a boil over high heat.

Step 7

Decrease heat to low and reduce liquid by one third, about 5 minutes.

Step 8

Add washed clams. Simmer covered, over low heat for about 5 minutes until clams open.

Step 9

Remove from heat and add the tarragon.

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