Smart Recipes with Umami

Steamed Pork and Clam with White Wine

  • Umami-rich Recipes with Pork

This is an appetizing dish of umami-rich pork and clams. You can substitute shelled clams with unshelled ones.It is ideal as either an appetizer or as a main dish.

 Ingredients( for 2 persons )

  • 150g pork loin (for tonkatsu)
  • 100g clam
  • 1/2 chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp white wine
  • Chopped Italian parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil


  • 1. Cut the pork loin into 2cm pieces and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 2. Put the vegetable oil and garlic in a frying pan and heat over low heat. When there is an aroma, turn the heat up to medium and put on the pork.
  • 3. When the pork turns golden brown, add the clams and pour on white wine. Cover with a lid.
  • 4. When the clams open up, add Italian parsley.

Umami Score of Main Ingredients in the Recipe



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調理時間 15分

  • Cooking time : 15 minutes
  • Calorific Value : 250 kcal

Pork is rich in inosinate, clam is rich in glutamate and so forth. Pairing of these two ingredients provides umami synergy and makes dish tasty.



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