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Clam Fritters

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Clam fritters are savory fritter that can be served as a side or appetizers before meals. Prepared with a batter of mixed seasonings along with clams and breadcrimbs, the clam fritters are deep fried in oil. Herbed with chives, these have a great flavor to them.
Ingredients
  Minced clams 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Fresh/Canned)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Chopped chives 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs), toasted
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil/Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Clams should be well drained and minced very fine.
Beat egg yolks vigorously, then stir in clams, crumbs, seasonings, chopped parsley, and chives.
Add enough milk to make a heavy batter.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
Drop batter from a tablespoon into a skillet containing heated butter or oil.
Fry, turning once, until both sides are browned.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Seafood

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