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Razor Clam


3 people


15 minutes


Razor Clam - garlic butter razor clams is one of the best razor clam recipes. Learn how to clean razor clam and cooking with this easy recipe.


– 1 1/2 lbs. (0.6 kg) razor clams or Manila clams – 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted – 3 cloves garlic, finely minced – 1/2 teaspoon black pepper corn, pounded and chopped coarsely – 2 stalks scallion, cut into small rounds – 1 tablespoons vegetable oil

Step 1

Add salt to a big container of cold water. Soak the razor clams in the cold water. Make sure the water covers the clams. Set aside for 30 minutes. Drain the water and rinse the razor clams with cold running water. Transfer them to a colander and drain the excess water. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat up the butter in a microwave, for about 20-30 second, until completely melted. Add the garlic, black pepper and scallion. Stir to combine well.

Step 3

Heat up a cast-iron skillet on high heat on stove top. When the skillet is very hot, add the vegetable oil. Arrange the razor clams on the skillet, in one layer. Cook on high heat until the razor clam shells are open.

Step 4

You may cover the cast-iron skillet with a cover to help cooking the razor clams. Spoon the garlic butter mixture on each open razor clam. Turn off the heat and serve immediately.

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