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Clams with Spicy Sausage
© Tina Rupp

Clams with Spicy Sausage

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  1. 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  3. 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  4. 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  5. 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  6. 1/4 pound andouille sausage, thinly sliced
  7. 1 cup chicken stock
  8. 4 dozen littleneck clams, scrubbed
  9. 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  10. Lemon wedges, for serving
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the garlic, onion, lemon zest and curry powder and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add the andouille and cook over moderately high heat for 2 minutes. Add the stock and bring to a boil. Add the clams, cover and cook, shaking the pan a few times, until they open, 5 minutes.
  2. Using a slotted spoon, spoon the clams into shallow bowls. Stir the cilantro into the broth, then pour over the clams. Serve with lemon wedges.