Clams With Spicy Sausage Recipe

Clams With Spicy Sausage

Clams With Spicy Sausage

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Servings:  4

A little spicy salami adds a little kick to steamed clams.

  • 3 Pounds Small Clams (Littleneck Work well)
  • 1 Small Onion, Chopped
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Clam Juice Or Fish Stock
  • 3/4 Cup Dry White Wine
  • 1/2 Cup Strained Tomatoes
  • 3 Ounces Chopped Dry Spicy Italian Sausage (See Notes Above)
  • 1/3 Cup Chopped Fresh Parsley
  • 1 Tablespoon Unsalted Butter
  • Salt & Cracked Black Pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a large, heavy skillet.
  2. Add the onion and cook until soft and translucent, then add the garlic, chopped sausage and cook for another couple of minutes.
  3. Add the clam juice, wine, and tomato sauce and cook until reduced to about 2 cups.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add the clams, cover and cook for about 5 minutes or until the clams have opened.
  6. Discard any clams that do not open.
  7. Add the fresh parsley and shake the pot to combine.
  8. Ladle the clams and juice equally into individual bowls and serve hot.