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Ahoy, seafood lovers! Are you ready to get some of the best clambake recipes that'll make your taste buds dance with joy? We've got your back—or, should we say, your belly!
From traditional New England clambakes to spicy Cajun twists, we've rounded up seven fantastic clambake ideas that'll have you and your mates begging for more.
Classic New England Clambake
Let's start with the OG of clambake recipes: the Classic New England Clambake.
This timeless fave features fresh clams, lobster, corn on the cob, and potatoes, all steamed together with seaweed for that authentic coastal flavor.
Oh, and don't forget to serve it up with melted butter and lemon wedges for a true taste of the East Coast.
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Ready to take your taste buds on a Euro trip? A Mediterranean Clambake combines clams, shrimp, mussels, and chunks of crusty bread with garlic, white wine, cherry tomatoes, and fresh herbs like basil and oregano.
Raise a glass to this sudsy spin on New England clambake recipes!
Swap out the water or wine for a lager or ale and let the beer work its magic, adding that extra kick to the seafood, potatoes, and corn. Cheers to that!
Grilled Clambake Skewers
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Now it's time to fire up the grill, people!
Thread clams, shrimp, sausage, corn, and potatoes onto skewers, then grill 'em to perfection while basting with a mixture of melted butter, garlic, and lemon juice. Talk about that sizzlin' good time!
Low Country Boil Clambake
Y'all are gonna love this Southern-inspired clambake idea!
Combine clams, shrimp, crab legs, smoked sausage, corn, and red potatoes. Season that with Old Bay, cayenne pepper, and plenty (yes, plenty!) of fresh lemon for that zesty and satisfying meal making everyone hollerin' for seconds.
Say "hola" to this Spanish-inspired fusion of New England-style clambake recipe and paella.
Cook your clams, mussels, shrimp, and chicken together with Arborio rice and saffron. Toss a mix of colorful bell peppers, peas, and tomatoes for a tasty one-pot dinner dish that's sure to impress!
Spicy Cajun Clambake
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Last, but absolutely not least, turn up the heat with a Spicy Cajun Clambake.
Sprinkle clams, crawfish, shrimp, andouille sausage, corn, and potatoes with your favorite spices like paprika, cayenne, and thyme. This will surely bring a taste of the bayou to your backyard.
So, there you have it—seven mouth-watering clambake recipes that'll satisfy even the most picky eater in your fam.
But hey, if you'd rather leave the cooking to the pros, why not let East Coast Clambakes handle it for you? We'll cook up a delicious New England-style clambake that you and your guests will totally love.
Give us a ring today, and let's start planning an unforgettable feast for your next gathering!