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Spanish-style clams with fava beans, Iberico ham and sherry

BT Toronto | posted Monday, Aug 11th, 2014

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Spanish-style clams with fava beans, Iberico ham and sherry

Serves 4

Ingredients:    

  • 1 kg  fresh clams, cleaned
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp spanish paprika
  • 100g Iberico ham, diced
  • 200g fresh fava beans
  • 100ml dry sherry
  • 2tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Seasoning

Method:

  1. Heat the olive oil over a gentle flame.
  2. Add the garlic, onions, ham and cook for 2-3 minutes until the onion starts to soften.
  3. Add the clean clams, stirring so they are evenly coated in the vegetable mixture.
  4. Add the sherry, cover with a lid and steam until the clams just begin to open (about 2-3 minutes).
  5. Add the fava beans, paprika, lemon juice and parsley.
  6. Cover with the lid and cook for a further minute.
  7. Bring the saucepan to the table, remove the lid and serve.

Courtesy Chef Rob Bragagnolo, executive chef, Marben Restaurant, www.marbenrestaurant.com

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