Maputo Clams


About this Recipe

This traditional Maputo clam recipe comes from Mozambique, and is delicious served with fresh Portuguese Pau bread.

Originally by Reimers Family
Maputo Clams
Parsley, Bayleef, Thyme for boeuf bourguigon


  • 1.5 kg large clams
  • ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 1 large onion, grated
  • 2 tomatoes, grated
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped finely
  • 2cm knob ginger, chopped finely
  • 4 T coriander, chopped
  • 4 T parsley, chopped finely
  • 1 cup (250ml) white wine

Serving Sauce

  • 2 green chilies
  • juice of 2 lemons

Step by Step Instructions

Add oil and all ingredients to the pot with a tight-fitting lid except clams and stir fry for 10 minutes until soft.

Add clams and place lid on tight. Cook for 12 – 15 minutes

Serving the sauce: Finely chop chilies and add lemon juice and allow each to add their own

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