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Lemongrass Clams

Nghêv Hâp Sã

Recipe by Jenny Lam

Nghêv Hâp Sã

Lemongrass Clams

Recipe by Jenny Lam

Prep Time

10 min

Cooking Time

15 min

Serves

2-4

DF

GF

Here is the whole recipe – Place all ingredients apart from the clams in a medium saucepan. Cover with a lid and bring to the boil. Once boiling add all the clams, put the lid back on and reduce to medium heat, steaming for 8 minutes. Take off the heat, garnish and serve.

Ingredients

2 lemongrass stalks, cut into 10cm pieces
2 bird’s eye chillies, sliced
2 cups coconut water
1 tsp salt
1 kg clams

Garnishes

Bunch rice paddy herb*

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Method

Place all ingredients apart from the clams in a medium saucepan. Cover with a lid and bring to the boil. Once boiling, add all the clams, put the lid back on and reduce to a medium heat, steaming for eight minutes.

Take off the heat, garnish with heaped handfuls of chopped rice paddy herb and serve.

Tip

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*If you can’t get your hands on the rice paddy herb, coriander or Vietnamese mint are good substitutes.

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