You are here

Clam Fritters

American.Kitchen's picture
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.
  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

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: 
Side Dish

Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.2 (14 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 820 Calories from Fat 391

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.8%

Saturated Fat 8.7 g43.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 470.5 mg156.8%

Sodium 5880.9 mg245%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g14.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.4%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 59 g118%

Vitamin A 30.9% Vitamin C 23.9%

Calcium 32.1% Iron 23%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Clam Fritters Recipe