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crispy clam fritters

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

I love anything seafood! These clam fritters will disappear at your next dinner party!

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For crispy clam fritters

  • 1 can
    (11 oz.) minced clams, drained
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 c
    green onions, sliced
  • 1/4-1/2 c
    very finely diced red bell peppr
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • canola oil for frying

How To Make crispy clam fritters

  • 1
    Combine clams, garlic, onion, eggs, butter, lemon juice, hot sauce, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl; mix well
  • 2
    Combine flour and baking powder; add to clam mixture and stir until moistened.
  • 3
    Heat fryer. Drop clam mixture into deep, hot oil by tablespoonfuls. Fry until light golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately with tartar, cocktail, honey mustard, remoulade sauce or or my Zesty sauce (I have recipes most of these if you want to search them)
  • 4
    NOTE: The recipe in the photo is doubled to get that amount!!!