Microwave Steamed Cockles recipe with white wine

Microwave Steamed Cockles recipe with white wine

The recipe for traditional steamed cockles does not have any complications, however, it may happen that we do not have the right utensils or we need a much faster preparation. Therefore, preparing them in the microwave is an excellent option. To make the cockles in the microwave, they should simply be washed well in advance, put in a container suitable for this appliance and cook for 3 minutes. Easy isn't it? Keep reading and discover in RecipesFree how to enhance its flavor and get a microwave steamed cockles recipe spectacular.

2 diners 10m Starter Low difficulty Additional features: Medium cost, Microwave recipes, Spanish recipes Ingredients:

  • ½ kilogram of fresh cockles
  • 1 splash of white wine
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 sprig of parsley
  • 1 lemon

Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1

First, leave the cockles andn soak for one hour approximately to remove any remaining dirt. It is important that they are completely covered by water. Remove the water and run them through the tap to finish cleaning them.


Place the cockles in a microwaveable bowl rather large, since it is better that they are not too crowded. If you only have small containers, steam the cockles in batches in batches.


Pour a splash of white wine, add the bay leaf, cover the container and microwave for 2 minutes at maximum power.


Check if the cockles have opened. If they are still closed, cook one more minute. Depending on the power of the microwave, it can take more or less time to make, but it is always better to go little by little to avoid overcooking.


Serve the microwave steamed cockles with the lemon juice and the chopped parsley. Without a doubt, it is a very fast and light cover, perfect for when we have unexpected guests. To prepare a menu based on tapas with a sea flavor, we can also prepare salt prawns in a frying pan or squid in American sauce.

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