Steamed Clams with Lemon Sauce

Steamed Clams with Lemon Sauce

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 7 min
  • Total: 17 min
  • Serving: 2
A tangy dipping sauce that's healthier than butter.


  • 4 cups water
  • 18 cherrystone clams, scrubbed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch


  1. Bring 3 1/2 cups water to boil in a dutch oven.
  2. Place the clams in a steamer basket and set the basket in the dutch oven.
  3. Cover and steam for 8 to 10 minutes.
  4. In a small saucepan use a wire whisk and mix 1/2 cup of water, the lemon juice, honey and cornstarch.
  5. Cook and stir over medium heat until the mixture thickens and begins to boil.
  6. cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  7. Serve with the clams.

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