Spicy Fettuccine With Clams Recipe

Spicy Fettuccine with Clams is a delicious and flavorful pasta dish that combines the briny taste of clams with a spicy kick. The clams are cooked in a garlic and red pepper flake-infused broth, which is then tossed with al dente fettuccine noodles. The dish is finished with a sprinkle of fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice, adding brightness to the rich flavors. This recipe is perfect for seafood lovers who enjoy a little heat in their pasta dishes.

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30minstotal
10minsPrep
20minsCook
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Ingredients for Spicy Fettuccine With Clams Recipe

  • 2 ounce Fettuccine Noodles
  • 1/2 pound Fresh Clams, Scrubbed And Cleaned
  • 3/4 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 0.13 cup White Wine
  • as needed Fresh Parsley, For Garnish
  • as needed Lemon Wedges, For Serving
  • As required Salt, To Taste

Directions: Spicy Fettuccine With Clams Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil and cook the fettuccine according to package instructions until al dente.
  • STEP 2.Meanwhile, in a separate large pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and red pepper flakes, and cook until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add the clams to the pan and pour in the white wine. Cover the pan and cook until the clams open, about 5-7 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Once the clams have opened, remove them from the pan and set aside. Discard any unopened clams.
  • STEP 5.Add the cooked fettuccine to the pan with the remaining broth. Toss to coat the pasta in the flavorful sauce.
  • STEP 6.Divide the pasta among serving plates and top with the cooked clams. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and squeeze lemon juice over the top.
  • STEP 7.Serve immediately and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to thoroughly clean the clams before cooking to remove any sand or grit.
  • Adjust the amount of red pepper flakes according to your spice preference.
  • For a creamier sauce, you can add a splash of heavy cream or butter to the pan before tossing the pasta.

Storage and Serving

  • Spicy Fettuccine with Clams is best served immediately while the pasta is still hot and the clams are fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the leftovers in a pan with a splash of water or broth to prevent the pasta from drying out.
Nutrition
value
410
calories per serving
18 g Fat13 g Protein72 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    18g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    72g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    72g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    18g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    89mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    916mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    38mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    34mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    78mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    190mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp