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beer steamed clams in large staub with bread
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Simple Beer Steamed Clams

This summer meal couldn't be any easier.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword 30 minute meal, beer, clams, lager, seafood, shellfish, steamed
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-ounce) can lager beer
  • 3 pounds littleneck clams, scrubbed
  • Lemon wedges, for serving
  • loaf crusty bread, warmed, for serving

Instructions

  • Add the beer to a large pot and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the clams to the pot and cover.
  • Steam the clams until they open, about 6 minutes. Using a slotted spoon transfer the clams to a large serving bowl.
  • Serve clams with bread. Garnish with herbs like fennel, chives and parsley if desired.