Clam Fritters

Oxmoor House
3 dozen


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3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 teaspoons shortening, melted
1 cup clams, drained and finely chopped
Vegetable oil
Cocktail sauce or tartar sauce


Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium mixing bowl; stir well, and set mixture aside.

Combine egg, milk, and shortening in a small mixing bowl; mix well, and stir into dry ingredients. Add clams; stir until smooth.

Drop clam mixture by tablespoonfuls into deep hot oil (375°); cook 3 minutes or until fritters float to the top and are golden brown. Drain well on paper towels.

Transfer fritters to a warm serving platter. Serve immediately with cocktail sauce or tartar sauce.

Created date

February 2010