When you think of summertime foods, seafood is certainly at the top of the list for most people. From California to Connecticut, people all over the country love to enjoy a delightful fresh catch of the day for lunch or dinner. Food has a way of bringing people together over a common bond, and seafood is no different.
One such method of preparing seafood in a communal setting is the New England Clam Bake. A New England Clam Bake is traditionally prepared with seafood such as lobster, crabs, soft shell clams, mussels, and quahogs. Many people even include a vegetable such as potatoes, corn on the cob, onions, and carrots. It’s a true one pot meal that is typically the highlight for festive coastal occasions.
You don’t have to be Tom Brady’s neighbor or in New England to enjoy a nice New England Style Clam Bake. With your copper pot, Copper Chef reviews how you can make one no matter where you are.
- 30 mussels
- 15 littleneck clams
- 2 chorizo links
- 1 pound baby red potatoes
- 1 medium yellow onion
- 1 bottle lager beer
- 1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 parsley sprig
- ` lemon garnish
With help from Copper Chef reviews, it’s important to remember, you do not need to preheat your copper cookware as copper is a great conduit for heat. You can place your copper pot on the burner roughly one minute before you place the other ingredients in. Be sure to have your ingredients prepped before turning on your copper pot as to not burn it out. Add in the oil, chorizo, and onions into your Copper Chef, and cook for 3-4 minutes. After the 3-4 minutes, add in your mussels, littleneck clams chorizo links, baby red potatoes, medium yellow onion, and extra virgin olive oil. Pour your lager over the cooking food and stir thoroughly. Really make sure that the vegetables and seafood are covered in the lager to ensure maximum flavor. Cover your Copper Chef pan and cook. A good time table is 20 minutes or until all of your shellfish has completely opened up
When your fish and vegetables are cooked to the desired temperature, remove from the copper pot for plating, and garnish with the parsley. Squeeze your lemon over the dish and enjoy!
Clambakes are excellent one pot meals for summertime and are great to enjoy for any special gathering! With this easy dish that has plenty of positive Copper Chef reviews, you’ll have a true taste of New England no matter where you are.