(not my) Grammy's Clam Fritters

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Phoebe Jelliffe-Scott 1

Minced clams are the savory star in these golden brown clam fritters.The addition of parsley gives the fritters a bit of color.

Modified from: Grammy's Clam Fritters

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  1. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C)*. Whisk the flour and baking powder together in a bowl; set aside. Finely chop the parsley and stir into the clam/egg mixture.
  2. Beat the egg in a separate bowl until smooth. Stir in the minced clams and black pepper to taste. Stir in the flour to form a batter.
  3. Drop the fritters into the hot oil by the heaping tablespoonful. Fry until golden on both sides, about 1 minute per side. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate to serve.
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These were delicious...where's the optional sixth star? The recipe says it serves 12 but I doubled the batch and four of us ate every last fritter. Please note: When it says "batter" it's more l...