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       Title: HAMAGURI SAKAMI (SAKE SEASONED CLAMS)
  Categories: Appetizers, Seafood
       Yield: 12 servings
  
      12    Littleneck Clams or Cockles
   1 1/2 pt Boiling Water
       3 T  Sake
       1 pn MSG
       6    Thin slices of lemon
  
   PREPARE IN ADVANCE:
   Have clams shelled, save shells.  Discard shallow halves, scrub the deep
   halves.  Drop the shells into boiling water, boil for 2-3 minutes, then
   drain.  Rinse and dry.
   TO COOK AND SERVE:
   Bring the Sake to boil over high heat.  Sprinkle MSG, then drop in the
   clams, stir gently, and cover.  Cook over moderately high heat for 3-4
   minutes, then remove the clams and place in the shell.  Garnish each clam
   with a slice of lemon.  Serve at room temperature.
  
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