New England Shrimp and Clam Boil Recipe

Looking for an easy New England Shrimp and Clam Boil recipe? Learn how to make New England Shrimp and Clam Boil using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 6 servings



This one comes from renowned seafood chef Jasper White, owner of the Summer Shack restaurants in Boston. If you can't find the Portuguese chourico, substitute chorizo or any spicy sausage.

Recipe Ingredients for New England Shrimp and Clam Boil

3 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, sliced
2 quarts low sodium chicken broth
28 oz crushed tomatoes
4 tbsp Old Bay Seasoning, divided
1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
1 lbs red or yellow small new potatoes
1 lb pearl onions, peeled (or use frozen pearl onions)
1 lb chourico or linguica sausage, or chicken chourico, cut into 1-inch pieces
30 clams (littleneck), scrubbed and drained
2 1/2 lbs shrimp (16-20 count) (peeled)
4 ears fresh corn (kernel the corn with a knife)
1/4 lb lemons (2 whole lemons), cut into wedges

Recipe Directions for New England Shrimp and Clam Boil

  1. Heat oil in a 12-quart stockpot on medium heat. Add garlic; cook gently for 2 minutes without browning. Add chicken broth, crushed tomatoes, 3 Tbsp of the Old Bay, and pepper. Bring to a boil.

  2. Stir in potatoes. Return to boil. Cook, covered, 5 minutes. Add onions and sausage. Cook, covered, 5 minutes. Add clams. If ingredients are not covered by broth, add up to 2 cups water to cover. Cook, covered, 10 minutes or until clams open and corn is tender, stirring occasionally.

  3. Add shrimp and corn. Return to boil, stirring gently. Cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink.

  4. Drain cooking liquid. Pour contents of pot into large serving bowl or platter. Sprinkle with remaining 1 Tbsp Old Bay. Serve with lemon wedges on the side.

Categories

Seafood, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Main Dish, American

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1020.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
820
Calories from Fat
355
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
39.4g
61%
Saturated Fat
12.6g
63%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
460mg
153%
Sodium
1887mg
79%
Potassium
1306mg
37%
Total Carbohydrates
38.3g
13%
Dietary Fiber
9.0g
36%
Sugars
15.9g
Protein
76.3g
Vitamin A 89% Vitamin C 231%
Calcium 21% Iron 114%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in iron
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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