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short-neck clam clear soup

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 23 kcal
  • Total Time: 3 h 10 m
    • Prep: 3 h 5 m
    • Cook: 5 m
  • Japanese: Asari no osuimono
short-neck clam clear soup


  • 8 3/4 ounces short-neck clams
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 3 1/3 cups water
Step 1

step 1:

In a bowl, Soak the short-neck clams in salted water (1 tablespoon for each cup water concentration), and let stand for 3 hours to allow them to expel sand and dirt. Drain them in a colander. Rinse them for about 30 seconds under running water.

Step 2

step 2:

Put the 3 1/3 cups water and short-neck clams in a pan and boil on medium heat. After the shells open, skim off the surface scum. Add salt and soy sauce. Remove from heat.

Asari no osuimono


The short-neck clams clear soup goes well with sushi, salt-grilled fish, etc.