How to shuck a clam Shucking clams. Cleaning your clams properly may take a few extra minutes, but the end result will be more than worth the effort. You are about to discover an new method of how to open a clam.
By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine.How to Cook Clams Getting clams out of the shell is essential before you can enjoy this shellfish delicacy. Here is a most unconventional Secret method. Clams can be eaten raw, steamed, boiled. More importantly, they are a tasty form of seafood that is perfect in a chowder, enjoyed raw, or added to a pasta dish. So You always wanted to open a clam. Scrub the clams with a stiff brus. Do this over a bowl so you catch all the briny-sweet juices aka liquor, which you can add to your recipe right along with the clam meat.