Clam Fritters Recipe

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.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Minced clams2 Cup (32 tbs) (Fresh/Canned)
 Chopped parsley1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Eggs2 , separated
 Chopped chives1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Bread crumbs1 Cup (16 tbs), toasted
 Milk1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Vegetable oil/Butter2 Tablespoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon

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 mg

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


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.