clams with sherry and ham

Clams with Sherry and Serrano Ham

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Sweet clams and salty ham are a perfect combination, and this tapas dish or sharing starter can be made in minutes.

clams with sherry and ham

Clams with Sherry and Serrano Ham

Lizzie Harris
Sweet clams and salty ham are a perfect combination, and this tapas dish or sharing starter can be made in minutes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Starter, Tapas
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 4
Calories 102 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • ½ Onion very finely chopped
  • 500 g Fresh clams
  • 50 g Serrano ham
  • 2 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 100 ml Fino sherry
  • 1 handful Parsley roughly chopped
  • 1 loaf Crusty Bread to serve

Instructions
 

  • In a medium pan with a lid, heat the oil and cook the onion for 5-7 mins to soften. Rinse the clams in a colander and discard any that are opened and will not close with a sharp tap. Add the ham and garlic to the onion and cook for 1 min.
  • Add the clams to the pan with the sherry, bring to the boil, cover and cook for 4-5 mins until the clams have all opened (discard any that haven’t). Serve immediately, sprinkled with parsley.
  • Make sure to have some crusty bread to mop up all the juices.

Nutrition

Calories: 102kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 7gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gFiber: 1gSugar: 1g
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