Menu

“Portuguese” Barbecued Clams

  • Details
  • Related Items

Portuguese Barbecued Clams

We love this recipe from The Adventures of Fat Rice, the July 2017 Cookbook Club Selection of the Month. With a sauce that can be prepared weeks ahead of time and stored until needed, this clam dish requires little more time than that necessary to obtain and clean the clams. Perfect for easy summer time dinners!

From the Author: “This is our version of a plate of beautiful clams we found at the night market on Jonker Street in Malacca. They’re simply steamed with a fiery, garlicky, smoky, slightly sour sambal that finds its way inside to coat each briny, plump clam. Crisp, fresh cucumbers provide a refreshing contrast to the heat. Served steaming on banana leaves, the dish has a beautiful fragrance that transports us right back to Malacca. Serve alongside Coconut Rice (page 75) or Papo Seco (page 264), with beer or a nice clean white Portuguese wine.”

 

The Adventures of Fat Rice

 

Reprinted with permission from The Adventures of Fat Rice by Abraham Conlon, Adrienne Lo, and Hugh Amano, copyright © 2016. Photography by Dan Goldberg. Published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Random House LLC.

The Adventures of Fat Rice is the August 2017 selection for the World Spice Cookbook Club. The Adventures of Fat Rice is currently available for purchase at amazon.com.

Tagged with:

 Leave a Comment

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Pickle Jar

It’s easy to fall in love with a delicious recipe, and doubly so when that recipe is versatile and easy to make. Such is the case with this recipe for a mixed pickle jar, which …

Sichuan Crisp Fried Wild Mushrooms

Coming out of such a vast country, authentic Chinese home cooking means different things to different people. This gorgeous Sichuan Crisp Fried Wild Mushrooms recipe from our March 2017 Cookbook Club featured book, Phoenix Claws …

Kung Pao Chicken

Many Americans would be surprised to learn that their favorite Chinese dishes are either not Chinese at all, or greatly altered from the original. Our March 2017 Cookbook Club selection, Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees by …

Chole

Our July Cookbook Club selection is Chai, Chaat & Chutney: a street food tour through India, and we’ve been looking forward to it ever since we heard that author Chetna Makan was coming out with …

General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso’s Chicken is very popular in the United States, but is usually pretty sweet. This authentic version from our March 2017 Cookbook Club selection Phoenix Claws & Jade Trees by Kian Lam Kho is …