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Clam Balls

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Ingredients
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Clams 3 Can (30 oz), minced
  Celery stalks 3 , minced
  Onion 1 , ground
  Hard-cooked eggs 6 , diced
  Moist bread crumbs 1⁄2 Pound
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Drain the clams and reserve 2 cups broth.

MAKING
2) Take a saucepan and combine onion, celery and 1 1/2 cup clam broth in it. Simmer until vegetables become tender.
3) Add salt, pepper and clams. Simmer for another 10 minutes.
4) Add the eggs along with bread crumbs and remaining broth. Mix nicely.
5) Shape the clam mixture into 2 inch balls. Chill for several hours.
6) Fry the balls in deep hot fat until brown in color.

SERVING
7) Insert wooden picks and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Deep Fried
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Clam
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
18

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