Grilled Clams with Garlic (Butter) and Lime

Nothing can be easier or more delicious. Serve with a side of grilled asparagus.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1⁄4 recipe

  • Calories 90
  • Carbohydrate 3 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Fat 6.0 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.4 g
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Dietary Fiber 0 g
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Sodium 370 mg
  • Potassium 190 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

2 2/3 tablespoons I Can't Believe It's Not Butter
3 cloves garlic, peeled, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon crushed red chili flakes
2 tablespoons parsley, minced
24 littleneck clams, well washed
Juice of 1 lime

Instructions

  1. Melt butter and add the garlic, red chili flakes, and parsley. Place in a small cup and set aside.
  2. Preheat grill to high. Place well-washed clams on a piece of foil or cookie baking pan to catch the juices.
  3. Cook for 8-10 minutes, turning halfway through, until cooked through and clam shells fully open. Drizzle the butter into the clam shells and serve. Discard any clams that do not open.

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Lean Meat, 1 Fat

From Sizzle & Smoke by Steven Petusevsky

Photo: Grilled Clams with Garlic (Butter) and Lime from Sizzle & Smoke. Photographer: Renée Comet

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