Cockles with lemon juice

Cockles with lemon juice on a platter

Invite your friends and prepare this simple and very tasty recipe of cockles drizzled with lemon juice. A delight…

Category: Appetizers, Recipes, Seafood
Servings:: 2
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:15 m
Total Time:1:25 h
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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


  1. Put the cockles in salted water about one hour to remove the sand.
  2. 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.
  3. 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
Nutrition facts
Serves 2
Per Serving:
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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