Recipe type: Shellfish
Serves: 4
  • 1 Cup drained clam meat
  • 1 egg
  • 2 slices bread
  • 1/3 Cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 Cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (to 1/2)
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • tomato slices; as needed
  • Pickle relish; as needed
  • Lettuce; as needed
  1. If using fresh clams (e.g., razor clams, pinknecks, cockles), cook in water for several hours until tender.
  2. Drain and remove all the meat. Blend meat and all other ingredients together in blender.
  3. Make into patties and fry in hot butter 'til brown on both sides.
  4. Serve on hamburger buns with tomato slices, pickle relish and lettuce.
  5. This recipe yields 4 servings.
Description: "Take advantage of the first good clamming tides of the year and reap the benefits of a sure cure for cabin fever and some mighty good food."

Source: Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 179 Calories; 4g Fat (19.2 percent calories from fat); 6g Protein; 29g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 47mg Cholesterol; 331mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat.
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