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Fried Clams Or Fannie Daddies

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Ingredients
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Melted butter 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Shucked clams/Cherrystone / littlenecks 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)
Directions

Beat egg yolks with milk and melted butter.
Add flour sifted with salt.
Beat until mixture is very smooth.
Stir in lemon juice.
Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into batter.
Add clams.
Stir to blend.
Chill for at least 2 hours or overnight.
Fry clams, a few at a time, in deep fat (360°F.on a frying thermometer) for 3 to 4 minutes, or until golden brown.
Clams will sink to the bottom of fat; when they rise to the top, remove quickly with a slotted spoon.
Drain on absorbent paper and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Seafood

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