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Marinated Grilled Clams

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Servings: 1 serving


  • 1 dozen fresh littleneck clams, scrubbed and cleaned
  • 1 full scallion, finely chopped
  • tsp jalapeno, chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 3 tbsp Sam's Fresh Salsa Watermelon Jicama salsa
  • 1 tsp cilantro, finely chopped


  • *Note: This recipe is based on one serving (1 dozen clams). Amounts can be doubled fo multiple servings.
  • Preheat grill to high (450°F to 500°F).
  • Stir together scallion, jalapeno, lime juice, salsa and cilantro in a small bowl.
  • Place clams in batches of one dozen on the grill and cook until clams open. Discard any clams that do not open.
  • Carefully remove clams from grill and discard top shells.
  • Place clams on the half shell on unoiled grill grates; grill, covered, until marinade mixture bubbles, about 2 minutes.
  • Carefully transfer to a platter; sprinkle with salt and a quick drizzle of fresh lime juice to serve. Enjoy hot.