Stir Fry Garlic Clams

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This is a simple & quick dish to cook using fresh clams. The actual cooking time is only 5 mins. Over cooking will result in chewy & rubbery clams.

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Prep Time

20 min

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Cook Time

5 min

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Wait Time

2 hr

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Stir Fry Garlic Clams

Ingredients

Serves 4
4 servings Serves

Instructions

Step 1

First, briefly clean the clams under running water.

First, briefly clean the clams under running water.

Step 2

In a large coriander, add enough water and add at least 1 tablespoon salt.

In a large coriander, add enough water and add at least 1 tablespoon salt.

Step 3

Soak the clams for about 2 hours.

Soak the clams for about 2 hours.

Step 4

Remove the clams from the used container of water.

Remove the clams from the used container of water.

Step 5

Then rinse clams under running water to remove mud trapped inside shells. Replace with fresh water.

Then rinse clams under running water to remove mud trapped inside shells. Replace with fresh water.

Step 6

Continue to soak clams for another 20 minutes. Repeat this process for at least 3 times to ensure the clams are thoroughly cleaned.

Continue to soak clams for another 20 minutes. Repeat this process for at least 3 times to ensure the clams are thoroughly cleaned.

Step 7

Then use a brush to clean off any sand or dirt on the exteriors of the clams. Wash and clean the clams for the last time.

Then use a brush to clean off any sand or dirt on the exteriors of the clams. Wash and clean the clams for the last time.

Step 8

And we're done cleaning the clams!

And we're done cleaning the clams!

Step 9

Next, prepare all ingredients needed to stir-fry the clams.

Next, prepare all ingredients needed to stir-fry the clams.

Step 10

Heat up cooking oil in wok. Then add in chopped garlic, ginger and red chili. Stir fry over medium heat till fragrant & the garlic turns golden brown.

Heat up cooking oil in wok. Then add in chopped garlic, ginger and red chili. Stir fry over medium heat till fragrant & the garlic turns golden brown.

Step 11

Quickly add in the well drained clams.

Quickly add in the well drained clams.

Step 12

Stir fry until the shells of the clams turn orange in colour. Pick out the clams that don't open and discard them.

Stir fry until the shells of the clams turn orange in colour. Pick out the clams that don't open and discard them.

Step 13

Then add in oyster sauce and toss the clams for about 1 minute until the sauce is well mixed into the clams.

Then add in oyster sauce and toss the clams for about 1 minute until the sauce is well mixed into the clams.

Step 14

Lastly add in chinese cooking wine and stir fry until all the ingredients are well combined.

Lastly add in chinese cooking wine and stir fry until all the ingredients are well combined.

Step 15

Just before dishing out, mix in the cut spring onion.

Just before dishing out, mix in the cut spring onion.

Step 16

Serve immediately with rice. So Enjoy!

Serve immediately with rice. So Enjoy!

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Stir Fry Garlic Clams

Stir Fry Garlic Clams

By huangkitchen

This is a simple & quick dish to cook using fresh clams. The actual cooking time is only 5 mins. Over cooking will result in chewy & rubbery clams.

Prep Time

20 min

Cook Time

5 min

Wait Time

2 hr

Ingredients

Serves 4

Instructions

First, briefly clean the clams under running water.

Step 1

First, briefly clean the clams under running water.

In a large coriander, add enough water and add at least 1 tablespoon salt.

Step 2

In a large coriander, add enough water and add at least 1 tablespoon salt.

Soak the clams for about 2 hours.

Step 3

Soak the clams for about 2 hours.

Remove the clams from the used container of water.

Step 4

Remove the clams from the used container of water.

Then rinse clams under running water to remove mud trapped inside shells. Replace with fresh water.

Step 5

Then rinse clams under running water to remove mud trapped inside shells. Replace with fresh water.

Continue to soak clams for another 20 minutes. Repeat this process for at least 3 times to ensure the clams are thoroughly cleaned.

Step 6

Continue to soak clams for another 20 minutes. Repeat this process for at least 3 times to ensure the clams are thoroughly cleaned.

Then use a brush to clean off any sand or dirt on the exteriors of the clams. Wash and clean the clams for the last time.

Step 7

Then use a brush to clean off any sand or dirt on the exteriors of the clams. Wash and clean the clams for the last time.

And we're done cleaning the clams!

Step 8

And we're done cleaning the clams!

Next, prepare all ingredients needed to stir-fry the clams.

Step 9

Next, prepare all ingredients needed to stir-fry the clams.

Heat up cooking oil in wok. Then add in chopped garlic, ginger and red chili. Stir fry over medium heat till fragrant & the garlic turns golden brown.

Step 10

Heat up cooking oil in wok. Then add in chopped garlic, ginger and red chili. Stir fry over medium heat till fragrant & the garlic turns golden brown.

Quickly add in the well drained clams.

Step 11

Quickly add in the well drained clams.

Stir fry until the shells of the clams turn orange in colour. Pick out the clams that don't open and discard them.

Step 12

Stir fry until the shells of the clams turn orange in colour. Pick out the clams that don't open and discard them.

Then add in oyster sauce and toss the clams for about 1 minute until the sauce is well mixed into the clams.

Step 13

Then add in oyster sauce and toss the clams for about 1 minute until the sauce is well mixed into the clams.

Lastly add in chinese cooking wine and stir fry until all the ingredients are well combined.

Step 14

Lastly add in chinese cooking wine and stir fry until all the ingredients are well combined.

Just before dishing out, mix in the cut spring onion.

Step 15

Just before dishing out, mix in the cut spring onion.

Serve immediately with rice. So Enjoy!

Step 16

Serve immediately with rice. So Enjoy!

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