Japanese Style Steamed Clams
The BEST Asian Low-Carb/Keto recipe for Japanese Style Steamed Clams. Enjoy this delicious traditional recipe at only ~4g Net Carb / Serving. Step by step directions with pictures makes this recipe quick and easy.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 bowl
- 1 lb Live Manila/Little Neck Clams
- 1/4 Inch Ginger
- 1 Cup Japanese Sake
- 1 Stalk Green Onions
Gather all the ingredients.
De-grit clams by soaking them into a bowl of cold water for 10 minutes.
Thinly slice ginger into match box size sticks and set aside.
Finely chop green onions and set aside.
In a stove top pot, add Japanese sake and sliced ginger. Bring to boil.
Once boiling, remove clams from bowl of water and add into stove top pot Cover and cook until all the shells open up, about 2-3 minutes.
Sprinkle in chopped green onions and transfer clams to serving bowl. Discard remaining liquid. Note - if some clams do not open during the cooking process, discard and DO NOT consume.