Maine Clam Cakes

Mary Beam


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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15 Min
30 Min


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

How to Make Maine Clam Cakes


  • 1Mix 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.
  • 2Add eggs, one at a time and mix well.
  • 3Let stand for a few minutes so the crumbs absorb the liquid. The mixute should hold together and be moist.
  • 4Fry 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.
  • 5Turn 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.

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About Maine Clam Cakes

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

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