Maine Clam Cakes

Mary Beam

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@ciaoitalia

Still one of the most popular seafood items in the state and kids love them too! This picture depicts more of the clam fritter shape, but you can make them either way.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 pt
chopped clams.
1 1/2 c
saltine crackers, crushed
2
eggs, beaten

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix the clams and the cracker crumbs together. If you don't have fresh chopped clams available in your area, you can used canned clams to equal one pint.
2
Add eggs, one at a time and mix well.
3
Let stand for a few minutes so the crumbs absorb the liquid. The mixute should hold together and be moist.
4
Fry in butter in a frypan, by dropping in large spoonfuls. Press down with the back of a spoon to make the cakes about 3/4 of an inch thick.
5
Turn the cake over when brown on the bottom and brown the other side. Put them on paper towels and service with ketchup and tarter sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids