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What are the best clams to eat raw?
Last Updated: 30th June, 2020
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In this regard, is it OK to eat raw clams?
You can become ill by eating raworundercookedoysters or clams. If the oysters orclamsare cookedthoroughly, the Vibrio vulnificus bacteriaare destroyedand thereis no risk of infection.
Secondly, what do raw clams taste like? Clams can be eaten raw or cooked inanarrayof manners. They have a nice, salty taste. They haveafishytaste but it is not gross nor is itoverpowering.Theirtexture is difficult to describe, butclams are chewy,anddepending on how they are prepared, cancome off asslightlyrubbery.
Similarly one may ask, how do you eat fresh clams?
Pick up a clam with your fingers. When eating raw hard-shell clams,thereisno need to use a shellfish fork or otherutensil.Theclams will already be open, on the half-shell.Simplypickclams up, one at a time,usingyourhands.
Can clams make you sick?
Healthy people are not at risk of seriousinfection.Ifyou at risk, raw or undercooked oystersorclamscontaining Vibrio vulnificus can make yousick.Youcan also become infected if these bacteria enteryourbodythrough an open wound while swimming.