|Egg||1 , separated|
|Canned minced clams||10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Melted butter||1 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Fat||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)|
Beat egg yolk until light.
Drain clams, reserving liquid.
Stir into egg yolk the butter, flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 cup clam liquid.
Add milk (if necessary) to make 1/4 cup.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg white.
Add clams and let stand for at least 1 hour at room temperature.
Drop by teaspoons into hot deep fat (375°F on a frying thermometer) and fry until golden brown, 5 to 6 minutes.
Drain on absorbent paper.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve hot on toothpicks.
Fry these at the last minute before serving.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1160 Calories from Fat 522
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 58 g89.2%
Saturated Fat 17.5 g87.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 457.9 mg152.6%
Sodium 801.6 mg33.4%
Total Carbohydrates 63 g21.2%
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.9%
Sugars 0.6 g
Protein 89 g177.8%
Vitamin A 43.3% Vitamin C 109.7%
Calcium 31.1% Iron 483.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet