*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         CLAMS IN BLACK BEAN SAUCE
 
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 Serving Size  : 3    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2   lb           Clams
      2/3   c            Chicken broth
    2       tb           Black Bean Sauce
    1       tb           Sherry
    1       t            Cornstarch
    2       ts           Szechwan Chili Sauce
    1       tb           Vegetable oil
    1                    Scallions
                         - minced
    2       ts           Ginger root
                         - minced
 
     Place clams on steamer rack over water in saucepan.
   Cover and bring to boil. Cook 5 minutes, or just until
   shells open. Drain. Combine broth, black bean sauce,
   sherry, cornstarch and chili sauce; set aside. Heat
   oil in wok or large skillet over high heat. Add onion
   and ginger; stir-fry 30 seconds. Add clams and black
   bean sauce mixture; cook and stir 30 seconds, or until
   sauce boils and thickens and clams are hot. Serve
   plain or over hot, cooked noodles, as desired.
  
 
 
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