The Originators of Quick & Easy Cooking!

Free Offer
Lighten Up! 20 Tasty Healthy Recipes for the New Year from Mr. Food

Mr. Food Test Kitchen is here to help you lighten up with quick and easy recipes that will tantalize your taste buds without tipping the scale.

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy



Our favorite way to make clams is this recipe for Steamers! We've got a steamed clam recipe that is sure to bring dinner out of its shell. Easy to make, and fresh as can be, these steamers will be the best thing you eat all week. Just make sure there's plenty of melted butter to go around! 

What You'll Need

  • Water, broth or wine
  • 2 dozen raw clams in shell, rinsed
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) of butter, melted

What to Do

  1. In a large steamer or soup pot, bring 2 to 3 inches of water, broth, or wine to a boil.
  2. Place clams in steamer basket; cover loosely and steam 8 to 10 minutes, or until the clams  open up.  Discard any clams that do not open.
  3. Remove clams from the pot and place in a large bowl. Serve with small bowls of melted butter for dipping. 

Test Kitchen Tips

  • Have any unused clam broth after making these? That can be the start of a rich-flavored clam chowder.
  • Looking for more fantastic clam recipes? We've got you covered! Try our Clams Pomodoro for a delicious seafood dinner. And don't miss our Clams Scampi; it's Howard's favorite!
  • Our all-time favorite recipe to eat beachside is our Skillet Clambake. It's a classic seafood favorite the whole family will go nuts for!

Ratings & Comments

My Rating:  

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.


Lemon Coat Chicken

This chicken recipe is proof that marinating your chicken ahead of time can have some tasty results! With just five ingredients you can make this delicious Lemon Coat Chicken. Your family may just dub you the grilled chicken master!

About Mr. Food Advertise on FAQ Contact Us Privacy Policy Press Room Terms of Service Keyword Index Find Us on TV Today's Recipe Do Not Sell My Personal Information Subscribe Unsubscribe Site Map RSS

---- 1 ----