Hot Clam Dip

Hot Clam Dip Recipe

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Susan McGreevy


Everyone has their own version of this recipe. This is our family's. It was introduced to us by a good friend, Kim Kramer.


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15 Min
20 Min


  • 2 can(s)
    6.5 oz minced clams, drained
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 small
    onion, minced
  • 1.2
    bell pepper, minced
  • 1 tsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 dash(es)
    hot pepper sauce
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 pinch

How to Make Hot Clam Dip


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Combine minced clams and lemon juice in a small saucepan. Bring mixture to a simmer. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. In a medium size saucepan, combine butter, onion, bell pepper, parsley, oregano, hot sauce, and red pepper. Stir vegetables over a medium-low heat until butter is melted. Mix in the clams and breadcrumbs.
  3. Pour mixture into an ovenproof pie place and top with cheddar cheese and sprinkle with paprika.
    Bake uncovered for 20 minutes.
    You can microwave also until cheese is melted and bubbly.
    Serve with crackers.

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About Hot Clam Dip

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Clams

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