Monday, February 21, 2011

Chilli Honey Clams (Lala)


When you cook clams/lala? Please do soak and rinse clams as many times as possible. Otherwise? I made the mistake before and instead of eating the clam dish, I had to threw away. Why? Soil and what not from clams in the dish. Quite a disgusting matter of cooking of mine actually. I thought I might as well tell you if you are going to be a first timer to cooking clam. Subsequently, what do we do with clams for this Chilli Honey Clams dish? Cook. Yes. Cook. Cook as per the ingredients and method listed below, and cook till clams pop open up. Chilli Honey Clams. Sweet burst, salty burst and spicy burst in one (Honey Chilli Chicken).


Ingredients
900g clam/lala - soak, rinse, drain off excess water and pat dry
1 tbsp dried red chilli paste (grounded/blended chillies)
5 shallots - slice
1/2 tbsp ginger paste
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1/2 tbsp dark soy sauce
1/2 tbsp honey
2 stalks of spring onion - sliced
1 1/2 tbsp cornflour - mixed with a bit of water
4 tbsp oil
Salt to taste (if needed)

Method
When oil heated, saute shallots.
Add chilli paste, garlic paste and ginger paste.
Fry till aromatic and oil splits.
Add clams/lala, oyster sauce, dark sauce, honey and salt sparingly.
Stir all together.
Cover with a lid and cook till clams opens up.
Note; for more gravy or if clams are not cooked yet, add some water.
Thereafter, thicken up gray by pouring in cornflour.
Stir, off the heat and combine in spring onion.



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11 comments:

  1. woww.. i'm realy like this.
    Thanks for the recipes.

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  2. aw.. I'm not good when it comes to cooking but you can depend me when it comes to eating. ^^ Hope to see you in person and prepare this for me? Hahaha.

    ^^*

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  3. Reading the recipes on here always makes me feel so hungry!

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  4. hey that was great...can you tell us about worlds best dishes of different countries..???

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  5. I am not a big fan of Clams but my husband is. They look yummy. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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  6. Looks Yummy. I wish I lived closer to the ocean so I could get fresh clams.

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  7. URY - thank you in return for visiting.
    OFLF - sure, if I have a chance, will certainly cook for sure
    Happy Crafter - food blogs also have the effects on my
    Retarded Soul - among the worlds best - the roasted duck is my favorite.
    huntress - thanks for the visit.

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  8. i love seafoods.. looks delicious

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  9. I like ke them in spup bake and with lemon this its different new way to try clams.

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