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Servings: 4


  • 24 littleneck clams in shell
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup onion, minced
  • 1/3 cup green pepper, minced
  • 3 Tbs chives, chopped
  • 3 Tbs grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 1/8 tsp seafood seasoning
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • rock salt
  • lemon slices


  • Conventional Oven:Preheat oven to 400°F. Shuck clams, reserving liquid. Remove clam and cut into 3 pieces. Place back on one side of shell. Saute bacon until slightly crisp. Drain and crumble. In a small bowl, mix together bacon and remaining ingredients. Place about 1 teaspoon of mixture on each clam. Spread a layer of rock salt 1/2 inch deep on a baking sheet. Mold clams into rock salt and bake for about 10 minutes. Garnish and serve hot.
  • Microwave:Open clams (8 at a time) by microwaving on low for 3 minutes. Place rock salt on a microwave dish and arrange 8 prepared clams on rock salt. Microwave 8 at a time on high for 3 minutes. Garnish and serve hot.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Facts

Calories 377
  Calories from Fat 255 (68%)
(43%)Total Fat 28g
(47%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
(28%)Cholesterol 83mg
(25%)Sodium 607mg
(16%)Potassium 560mg
Total Carbohydrate 6g
(3%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(48%)Protein 24g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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