short-neck clam clear soup
- Serves: 4
- Calories: 23 kcal
- Japanese: Asari no osuimono
- 8 3/4 ounces short-neck clams
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
- 3 1/3 cups water
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.
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.
The short-neck clams clear soup goes well with sushi, salt-grilled fish, etc.
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