Photo: Sake-steamed Clams
Photo: Sake-steamed Clams

Fragrant with the aroma of ginger and garlic

Cooking time
10 minutes +
  • Nutrition facts are for one serving.
  • Time to soak clams is not included in the cooking time.

Ingredients(Servings: 2)

250 g (about 8-3/4 oz.)

1/2 clove

1 tsp


  1. Soak the clams in salted water (6-3/4 fl. oz. of water with 1 tsp of salt), then cover the bowl with aluminum foil and set aside in a cool and dark place or the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes so the clams can purge any sand.
  2. Mince the ginger and garlic, then thinly slice the green onions.
  3. Wash the clams (1) well with water and drain.
  4. Put the salad oil, ginger and garlic into a pot and place over medium heat.
    When fragrant, add the clams and lightly saute.
    Sprinkle in the sake and steam covered for 2 minutes.
  5. When the clam shells open, add the soy sauce and green onions, then mix together and serve.