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Fresh Corn and Seafood Skillet Clambake

Fresh Corn and Seafood Skillet ClambakeNew England and clambakes are alway associated, but this clambake can happen anytime, anywhere.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 cup seeded and chopped tomato
1 cup clam or chicken broth
1/2 cup water*
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 ears fresh Supersweet corn, shucked and halved
1 dozen cherrystone clams**, scrubbed under running cold water
8 ounces medium-sized shrimp, peeled and deveined

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a Dutch oven or large saucepot over medium heat, melt butter. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add tomato, broth, wine and salt; bring to a boil. Add corn, clams and shrimp; cook until clams have opened and shrimp is pink, about 5 minutes; discard any unopened clams.
  3. Stir in chopped parsley, if desired; serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.

*For more flavor, substitute water with dry white wine.

**1 pound firm fresh fish such as halibut, swordfish or cod, cut in chunks.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the Southern Supersweet Corn Commission.