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Baked Clams Recipe

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 12 cherrystone clams
  • 2 tsp butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled, and crushed
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/8 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1/3 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tsp butter or margarine, melted


Instructions:

1. Remove clams from half shell and chop coarsely. Set clams and shells aside.
2. In a medium-sized, heat-resistant, non-metallic mixing bowl place 2 tablespoons butter.
3. Heat in Microwave Oven 30 seconds or until melted.
4. Add onion and garlic.
5. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 3 minutes or until onion is tender.
6. Add egg, the 1/4 cup bread crumbs, chopped clams and oregano to onion mixture.
7. Spoon mixture into reserved shells.
8. Place shells on a heat- resistant, non-metallic serving platter.
9. In a small bowl combine the 1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs and the 2 tablespoons melted butter.
10. Sprinkle buttered bread crumbs on top of clam mixture.
11. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 5 minutes or until heated through.


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Main Ingredient:Seafood / Clams
Course:Appetizers
Main Dish
Cuisine:American
Preparation Method:Microwave
Difficulty:Medium

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