Asari butter is a Japanese style stir fried clams dish with sake and finish with a knob of butter. It a very straightforward dish and is extremely easy to prepare. It is very flavourful and goes well with rice.
- 1 kg Clams
- 2 tbsp Mirin
- 3 Cloves Garlic Sliced
- 2 tsp Soy Sauce
- 2 tbsp Butter
- 1 tsp Oil
- 1 stalk Spring Onion Sliced
- 1 wedge Lemon
De-grit the clams (if required) by soaking the clams into water with some salt and let sit for about 15mins or longer then drain the clams of water.
Prepare by slicing garlic and heating up a pan with a lid till hot.
Add Oil and saute garlic until aromatic. Add in butter, soy, mirin and the clams and cover the pan and let steam through until all the clams are cooked.
Serve with garnish of lemon and spring onions.
- You can use any type of clams
- Make sure to soak clams in salt water at cold or room temperature to remove any soil or sands before cooking