Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Clam Fritters

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • dash paprika
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 cans (10-1/2 ounces each) minced clams, drained
  • vegetable oil
  • ketchup or chili sauce
  • Details

  • Serves: 4-6
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

Fried clams are a universal favorite. Here's how to make them at home.

DIRECTIONS

Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and paprika into medium-sized bowl. Combine eggs and milk; beat slightly; pour into flour mixture; blend well. Stir in drained clams. Pour vegetable oil in heavy frying pan to depth of 1/4 inch; heat to 360°. Drop clam batter by tablespoonfuls into hot fat; fry 3 to 4 minutes or until brown; turn; brown other side. Serve with ketchup or chili sauce. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Our Spiritual Destiny and the Horror of War September 19
The Islamic roots of terrorism must be addressed September 19
Each of us is destined to marry Jesus Christ September 18
From simple husband to ascetical priest September 18
St. Augustine's warning to pastors September 18

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Cardinals criticize Kasper proposal, escalating debate on remarriage/Communion CWN - September 18