Clams live - 1kg

£19.95
In stock
SKU
FCLA
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  • Rich in vitamins and minerals
  • Sourced from sandy sea beds on the south coast
  • Available throughout the year with more abundance in winter
  • Serve steamed with white wine and parsley

Until they hit your plate in a tasty spaghetti vongole, clams spend most of their lives on the seabed, half buried in the sand. Our clams are around the size of a 50p piece, and their meat is sweet and juicy. Clams are actually quite versatile in comparison with other shellfish; to use them in existing recipes, all they require is a quick boil to open the shells. To really show off their delicious flavour, clam chowder is a must, but equally clams are delicious steamed in white wine with a little parsley and garlic, and then heaped on buttered, toasted sourdough
Store live shellfish in the salad drawer of your refrigerator covered with a damp tea towel. Do not immerse in water; discard any that are open and do not close when tapped lightly. Rinse with fresh water before cooking. Live shellfish has a limited shelf life - enjoy within 2 days.

Origin

Latin Name Tapes Philippinarum
Sea area FAO 27
Sub area North East Atlantic

Nutritional information (per 100g)

Kcal 153
Protein 26g
Carbohydrates 0.47g
Sugars 0g
Fat 0.2g
Saturates 0g
Salt 25.5mg
Warning Contains Shellfish
 
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