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Fried Clams Or Fannie Daddies

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  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)

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5362 Calories from Fat 4247

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 472 g725.8%

Saturated Fat 150.5 g752.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1323.2 mg441.1%

Sodium 5288.2 mg220.3%

Total Carbohydrates 156 g51.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.7%

Sugars 11.3 g

Protein 118 g235.3%

Vitamin A 82.2% Vitamin C 23%

Calcium 55.5% Iron 132.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fried Clams Or Fannie Daddies Recipe