375g(5/6lb.) Manila clams, 4 cloves of garlic, 2 stalks of basils, 2T oil, 1T rice wine, some salt.
2T oyster sauce, 1/2T rice wine, 1t sugar, some ground white pepper.
1. Soak clams in salty water for 3 hours so that they spit out the sand; Rinse in running water; Scrub the shells thoroughly; Blanch in boiling water till the shells have opened slighlty; Remove and drain.
2. Peel, rinse and mince garlic; Rinse basils.
3. Heat a wok with 2T oil over a high heat; Stir-fry garlic over a high heat till fragrant; Add the clams and 1T rice wine; Stir-fry over a high heat briefly; Add seasonings; Stir-fry over a high heat for 1 minute; Add basils; Stir-fry over a hi