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How long do I soak clams in salt water?

Asked: Ryan Allen, Last Updated:

Add the washed clams in salt water and soak the clams in the refrigerator for a minimum of 20 minutes or up to 2 hours. Soaking in salt water helps to draw out the sand.

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