Cockles with lemon juice

  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 1:25 h
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Invite your friends and prepare this simple and very tasty recipe of cockles drizzled with lemon juice. A delight…

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  • 500 grams (17 1/2 ounces) cockles
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 150 ml (2/3 cup) olive oil
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Coriander (to taste)
  • A pinch of salt


    Step 1

    1. Put the cockles in salted water about one hour to remove the sand.

    Step 2

    1. Wash the cockles in running water and put them in a saucepan with chopped garlic, pepper and some salt. Drizzle with olive oil and stir with a wooden spoon. Cover the pan and cook over low heat until the cockles open completely. Occasionally shake the pan.

    Step 3

    1. Turn off the heat, sprinkle with chopped coriander and let stand about 5 minutes. Put the cockles on a platter, drizzle with lemon juice and serve with toasted bread.

Cockles with lemon juice | Food From Portugal

Cockles with lemon juice

Nutrition facts per serving (2 servings)

Calories: 825

Total Fat: 74 g(113%)

Saturated Fat: 10 g(51%)

Cholesterol: 0 mg(0%)

Sodium: 79 mg(3%)

Total Carbohydrate: 26 g(9%)

Protein: 23 g

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