Broiled Clams Oreganata
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You will need about 2 slices of whole-wheat bread to make 1 cup of crumbs.
whole wheat breadcrumbs1 cup(s), fresh
fresh parsley½ cup(s), fresh, finely chopped
garlic clove(s)2 clove(s), medium, minced
olive oil2 tsp
dried oregano½ tsp
table salt¼ tsp
black pepper¼ tsp
uncooked clams with shell1 pound(s), shucked, bottom shells reserved (2 dozen)
lemon(s)1 medium, cut into wedges
- Preheat the broiler. Line the broiler rack with foil.
- Stir together the bread crumbs, parsley, garlic, water, oil, oregano, salt, and pepper in a small bowl until the crumbs are evenly moistened. Stir in a little additional water, if needed.
- Place each clam in a half shell and top with a heaping teaspoon of the bread crumb mixture. Place the clams on the broiler rack and broil 5 inches from the heat until the clams are cooked through and the topping is golden brown and crispy, about 5 minutes. Serve with the lemon wedges. Yields 6 clams per per serving.