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Clam is a very delicious and nutritious seafood. Most people buy frozen clams to store or cook at home. In this post, BestLifeTips would like to show you how to cook frozen stuffed clams.
How to cook frozen stuffed clams on the grill
Grilled stuffed clams are way delicious, it’s easy to prepare. Just follow the instruction below, you’ll have a tasty dish of stuffed clams.
Step 1: Take the frozen stuffed clams from the refrigerator and let it be for a while.
Step 2: Preheat the grill to 350-375°F.
Step 3: Put frozen stuffed clams on the grill grate directly.
Step 4: Close the lid and grill in 30-35 minutes or until the top of stuffed clams change to golden brown.
Step 5: Serve the top of stuffed clams with butter and lemon, or spicy sauce. Then enjoy them.
You can use a gas grill or pellet grill instead. You can also use a charcoal grill to cook frozen stuffed clams. I think the clams will taste more delicious and have better smell when you grill them with charcoal grill.
For the charcoal grill, you just need to heat the coals first and then do the same steps as the electric grill.
How to cook frozen stuffed clams in air fryer
You can enjoy frozen stuffed clams with little effort time. If you have an air fryer, there’s no need to deep fry them. And here is an answer for those questioning about how to cook frozen stuffed clams in air fryer.
- Cooking time: 12-15 minutes
- Temperature: 200°C or 400°F
- Ingredients: frozen stuffed clams, oil of your choice
- Cooking method
Step 1: Spray your air fryer basket with some oil.
Step 2: Pre-heat your air fryer to 400°F. This should take about 3 minutes.
Step 3: Put the frozen stuffed clams in the basket.
Step 4: Cook for about 12-15 minutes depending on the thickness of the stuffed clams. You can always check in between to see if they are done.
Step 5: Shake the basket after 5 minutes. If you are looking for a perfectly crisp golden crust, spray some more oil on the strips at this point.
Use directly the frozen stuffed clams, no need to thaw. Cooking time can vary, so keep checking after the first 10 minutes. Look for nice golden color on the outside.
How to bake frozen stuffed clams
It’s really easy to bake frozen stuffed clams, it doesn’t take much time at all.
Step 1: Thaw the frozen stuffed clams. Take them out from the freezer and let it sit for a while until they thaw a bit.
Step 2: Lay the stuffed clams (after thawing) on a baking dish.
Step 3: Bake at 350°F for approximately 20-25 minutes, until the stuffed clams are lightly browned on top.
With just 3 simple steps, you can enjoy a dish of tasty stuffed clams.
What to serve with stuffed clams
Here are some ways to serve with stuffed clams.
Fry some garlic first, then add butter and water to have tasty dish when steaming. You can also use wine, beer or sake instead of water. Add plenty of herbs just before serving and eat.
Grill (frozen) stuffed clams as the cooking methods I mentioned above. Then serve grilled stuffed clams with flavorful butter or a bright salsa verde.
You can add stuffed clams in soup. Regardless of which soup you make, it’s usually easiest to steam the stuffed clams first (which you should chop if they’re large) and add them along with their liquid just before serving.
Spread shucked stuffed clams over par-baked pizza crust and bake the rest of the way through, or steam them first and add them to the hot cooked pizza.
Best frozen stuffed clams
1. New England Style Stuffed Clams
Each one is elegantly served in a natural shell and loaded with a blend of golden breadcrumbs; succulent chopped clams; minced celery; red and green peppers; and sprinkled with paprika and parsley.
2. Fremont Fish Market Stuffed Clams
If you’re in the mood for seafood, these are a fun dinner side item for both kids and adults, with a mixture of clam meat and seasoned bread crumbs. You can eat right out of the shell.
Fremont Fish Market Stuffed Clams are a mixture of breading and clams packed into real shells. They are inexpensive, certified sustainably caught, and make a fun addition to any meal.
3. Matlaw’s Stuffed Clams
Maltaw’s has been making stuffed clams for over fifty years. You could take the time and prepare your own stuffed clams at home or pick up some of the pricey, pre-made ones at your local fish market. Instead, you can go to your local grocery stores and buy some inexpensive, frozen stuffed clams from Matlaw’s.
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