Thursday, November 26, 2009

Steamed Clams With Rice Wine

Steamed Clams With Rice Wine is one of my favorite seafood dishes. A simple dish that is yummy on it’s own or eaten with some steamed rice. The combination of the wine, fresh clams, and chopped ginger makes this dish so addictive. Try it.

Steamed Clams With Rice Wine
(Printable Recipe)


3 lbs Clams, washed and drained
2 Cloves Garlic, lightly crushed
3 Thai Bird's Eye Chilies, chopped
3 Slices Ginger, julienned or chopped
5 Tbsp Shaoxing Rice Wine
1 Tbsp Peanut Oil
Sea Salt to taste


In a large wok over high heat, add peanut oil, garlic and ginger. Stir briefly until fragrant and toss in the chili and clams. Give it a quick stir and mix in the rice wine. Close the lid and cook until all the clams’ shells are open. Season the clams lightly with sea salt, if desired. Serve immediately.


  1. I like this a lot Angie!
    Back in Malaysia, we always order this in restaurants! Can I use frozen clams in shells for this one? I can't seem to get much of seafood in Adelaide, I don't know why!

  2. Fabulous looking clams, plump and so clean looking.

  3. My husband loves clams. I can't wait to try this!

  4. Hi Quinn, I'm sure you use can use frozen clams too. Thanks.

  5. Congrats Angie on Top 9 Today. Great dish! :)