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Grilled Clams with Charred Jalapeno Butter

  • Prep: 10 Mins
  • Cook: 10 Mins
  • Portions: 2
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Grilled clams

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 2 pounds clams, rinsed & scrubbed
  • 2 jalapenos
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 ounces blue cheese


  1. Preheat grill to high heat
  2. Once grill is hot, add jalapenos and char all over, about 2 minutes per side
  3. Once charred, remove from heat and place in a bowl to cool
  4. Once cool enough to handle, slice jalapenos in half and remove desired amount of seeds
  5. Finely dice jalapenos
  6. In a bowl, mix together butter, sliced jalapenos, honey, basil, lemon zest and salt
  7. Mix until combined and then fold in the blue cheese
  8. To make the clams, preheat the grill to high
  9. Once hot, add clams in a single layer, cover and cook until the clams open
  10. Discard any clams that don't open
  11. Toss the hot clams in the jalapeno butter and serve with the remaining butter
Grilled clams
Yields1 Serving



Grilled Clams with Charred Jalapeno Butter
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