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Grilled Clams and Mussels

Grilled Clams and MusselsA terrific appetizer to serve at an outdoor barbecue.

Recipe Ingredients:

Foil roasting pan
6 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 large shallot, minced
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/4 teaspoon crushed red peppers
2 pounds mussels, scrubbed and cleaned
2 dozen little necks, scrubbed
2/3 cup fresh parsley, coarsely chopped
Lemon Wedges

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat.
  2. Clean and de-beard mussels and clean clams.
  3. Place foil roasting pan on grill and add butter, garlic, shallots, dry white wine, and crushed red peppers and stir.
  4. Now add mussels and clams in an even layer.
  5. Cook until mussels and clams open, about 8 to 10 minutes.

Makes ? appetizer servings.

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