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east coast - quohaugh or bar clam fritters

Recipe by
Baby Kato
Beautiful Shore Country, NB

Enjoying the bounty of the ocean. Learning new ways to use the clams that I have been digging up... This is really good, I hope you will enjoy.

yield 4 - 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For east coast - quohaugh or bar clam fritters

  • 2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper, freshly ground
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 lg
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 - 2 1/2 c
    clams, minced, reserve juice
  • oil or fat
    for frying
  • sprinkle
    sea salt

How To Make east coast - quohaugh or bar clam fritters

  • 1
    Heat your oil to 350 - 360 degrees.
  • 2
    In a large bowl sift the dry ingredients together.
  • 3
    Now combine to the dry ingredients, the milk and clam juice and stir until a smooth batter is achieved.
  • 4
    Next gently fold in the clams, making sure to mix well.
  • 5
    Drop the batter from a large spoon into the hot fat and fry for about a minute or until it is golden brown on all sides.
  • 6
    Remove from fryer, drain and sprinkle with a pinch or two of sea salt.
  • 7
    This makes a great snack, it is lovely served with slices of lemon and a choice of red seafood sauce or tarter sauce.

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