A very homey Chinese style stir fried clams with the basic Chinese seasonings. Easy and quick, this comes together in 30 minutes.


  • 1 kg clams
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 3 shallots
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 2 to 3 dried chilies
  • 1 stalk lemongrass
  • 2 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Hot & Sweet Chilli Sauce (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 2 stalks spring onions, cut into 2-inch lengths
  • Handful coriander, chopped


1. In a food processor, add all the ingredients for the paste. Blend until fine.

2. In a wok, heat the oil on medium heat, add the paste blended easier. Stir fry until fragrant.

3. Turn the heat on high, add the clams into the wok and stir a few times. When the clams start to open up, add all the sauce.

4. Lastly, add the chopped spring onion and fresh coriander into the wok, do a few quick stirs, dish out and serve immediately.

Bon appétit!
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Published by thespatulaandwok

I am a wife and a mom to two adorable boys. I split my time between school pick-ups and the kitchen. I am also the cook and photographer behind the Spatula and Wok. I am not a professional chef, but i enjoy experimenting recipes and taking overhead tablescapes of sumptuous home cooking!

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