Beer Steamed Clams - At home or on the campfire!
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Learn how to make this simple recipe for Beer Steamed Clams - so easy you can even make them on the campfire! Instructions for how to make them over a campfire or at home on the stovetop.
Serves: 4
  • 2-3 pounds Manilla Clams (steamers)
  • 1 can of beer, a pale lager is best
  • 2-3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 lemon cut into wedges
  • 6-8 cloves of garlic, minced
Campfire instructions
  1. Pour Beer into Dutch Oven. Add clams, butter, garlic and squeeze lemon wedges into pot and toss them in. Cover with lid and place over campfire. Steam for 5-8 minutes, until clams have opened.
Stovetop instructions
  1. Heat dutch oven over medium heat. Melt butter in the pot, add garlic and saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add beer and bring to a simmer. Add clams and squeeze lemon wedges into pot before tossing them in. Cover pot and steam clams for 6-8 minutes, until they have opened.
Recipe by Fox and Briar at