It’s been a long long time since we had drunken clams or rather clams steamed in chinese wine. Normally, I will buy the other type known as sea clam aka Lala locally which is much sweeter and softer in texture. But yesterday, I saw a lot of these clams aka as Kepah locally, sold in Tesco. Bought some back and instead of frying them in the normal spicy sauce, I decided to have them steamed in cooking wine .
I love cooking my food with chinese cooking wine, it adds oomph to the dish especially steamed item :))) . Not much fuss in preparing this dish . Chopped up some ginger, bird eye chillies, garlic and add in ½ teaspoon of sea salt to the clams. Add in 2 tablespoon of chinese cooking wine to the clams. Wrapped them in aluminium foil and steamed for 15-20 mins in hot boiling water.
Take out from the steamer, garnish with some chopped spring scallions and serve it hot with rice. It was drunkenly good and the meat was fresh and succulent ....heehee I love it so did Piggy gal. The guys not interested in these clams so the ladies had the whole dish to themselves…haha “ less man more share “ as the saying goes :P