CLAM FRITTERS

CLAM FRITTERS

1 1/2 dozen clams
1/2 c. clam broth
3 eggs beaten
3/8 c. milk
1 T. melted butter
1 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper
1 1/2 c. flour
Cooking fat or oil

Separate clams from liquid. Split clams, remove dark stomach contents, rinse in cold water and mince as fine as possible.

Sift flour, salt and pepper. Add clam liquid, milk and eggs. Mix until smooth, add butter and minced clams. Sauté in heavy frying pan in thin cakes or drop by the tablespoon in deep fryer (about 380* F.) Cook until golden brown.