Fried clams

Yield: 6 Snacks

Measure Ingredient
⅓ cup All-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon Salt
\N \N Egg
¼ cup Milk*
1⅓ cup Finely ground soda crackers,
\N \N (about 36 crackers)
40 \N Drained shucked small clams
\N \N Vegetable oil for deep frying
\N \N Lemon wedges

In shallow bowl, combine flour and salt. In separate bowl, beat egg with milk. Place cracker crumbs in third bowl. Dip each clam into flour mixture, then into egg mixture; dredge lightly with cracker crumbs.

Pour oil into deep-fryer or saucepan to depth of about 2 inches. Heat until oil is 375øF or until 1 inch cube of white bread turns golden brown in 50 seconds. Deep-fry clams, a few at a time, for about 2 minutes or until crisp and golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve garnished with lemon wedges. Makes about 6 snack-sized servings. *Substitute some of the juice from shucked clams if available. Typed in MMFormat by Source: Canadian Living Magazine.

Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #10 by cjhartlin.msn@... on Mar 26, 1999

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