Baby Clams in Serrano Sauce
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Baby Clams in Serrano Sauce

These Baby Clams in Serrano Sauce are deliciously flavored and cooked in a fresh garlic serrano sauce.  Another delicious seafood appetizer! 
Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 2
Calories: 97kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More


  • parsley coarsely chopped for topping


  • 2 Pounds baby clams any small clams work, such as little neck clams
  • 1/2 onion chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves finely sliced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lime quartered


  • 1 serrano pepper rinsed, stem removed and coarsely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


Serrano Sauce

  • In a blender, blend serrano pepper, garlic clove and olive oil together until well blended. Set aside.

Baby Clams

  • In a skillet over medium heat, add serrano sauce and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, add onion and cook until transparent, about 3 minutes.
  • Add chicken broth and salt and pepper to taste. Cook sauce for 2 minutes, add clams and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook for a minute.
  • Serve immediately in individual bowls with lime. Enjoy!


Calories: 97kcal