Clam Fritters With Tartar Sauce

This is a quick and easy recipe that uses canned clams that is quite good and makes a wonderful appetizer.

Clam Fritters

1/4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 egg
1 teaspoon salt
1 minced green onion
1 1/2 cups minced clams (6 ounces)
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons oil

1. Mix first six ingredients together. Heat butter and oil in skillet over medium high heat and drop clam batter into hot oil by heaping tablespoonfuls. Cook, turning once, until fritters are browned on both sides (less than a minute on each side). Remove from pan and drain on paper towels. Add more butter and oil to pan as needed to cook all fritters. Serve with homemade tartar sauce.

Tartar Sauce

1      cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup minced dill pickles
3      tablespoons minced green onions
2      tablespoons minced parsley
1      tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2      teaspoons minced capers
1      teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4  teaspoon salt
1/4  teaspoon pepper
1/2  teaspoon Tabasco, regular, jalapeno or smoky chipotle

1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate at least an hour before serving.




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