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       Title: HAMAGURI SHIGURE-NI (SWEET COOKED CLAMS)
  Categories: Appetizers, Seafood
       Yield: 24 servings
  
       3 T  Sake
   1 1/2 oz Sugar
      24    Small Clams or Cockels
   2 1/2 T  Soya Sauce
  
   TO COOK:
   Put the Sake, sugar, and clams into a large frying pan and stir together.
   Bring to boil over high heat and cook for 3 minutes, uncovered.  Stir in
   the Soya sauce and cook briskly for another minute.  Remove from heat and
   set aside.
       Boil the remaining liquid for 10 minutes until it becomes syrupy.  Add
   clams and stir them gently in the sauce over hight heat for 1 minute.
   TO SERVE:
   Transfer to deep bowl, and cool to room temperature.  Serve cool.
   *NOTE:  Tiny Shrimp, mussels, or bits of fresh tunny fish may be
   sustituted for the clams and cockles.
  
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