Italian Garlic Venus Clam Recipe

Italian Garlic Venus Clam Recipe

Cuisine : Italian
Prep Time : 10 mins
Cook Time : 10 mins
Total Time : 20 mins

Italian Garlic Venus Clam


  • 24 Venus Clam
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Wash clams to remove any dirt or sand.
  2. In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat., then add garlic; saute for 1 minute, or until tender. Pour in the white wine. Boil until wine has reduced to half its original volume.
  3. Add clams, cover, and steam till clams start to open.
  4. Add butter, cover, and cook till most or all of the clams open.
  5. Transfer clams and juice to 2 large bowls. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve.
  6. Serve with a crusty Italian bread, or over pasta.

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