The Ultimate Appetizer Experience
Let’s face it: there is not a better seafood appetizer (or side dish) out there to accompany your main course than authentic-from-Maine clams. They are the perfect side-kick to your Live Lobsters, Lobster Tails, Crab Legs, Lobster Rolls, and more. Not only that, but they can be absolutely show-stopping on their own when these clams are incorporated into pasta dishes, soups and stews. If you are wondering how many clams to serve, we recommend about 1/2 pound per person (appetizer) or approximately 1 pound per person (main). Here are some easy recipe ideas for each type of clam we carry at Maine Lobster Now.
Gulf of Maine Steamer Clams:
Otherwise known as Ipswich Steamer Clams, these soft-shell clams are tender, sweet and perfect for dipping into melted butter alongside your Maine Lobster Dinner.
Maine Littleneck Clams:
This salty, chewy clam is used as the clam of choice in most recipes, including soups, stews, and pasta dishes. They even make a wonderful cocktail appetizer served on the half-shell with melted butter.