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In my family, it wouldn't be Christmas Eve without baked clams. They're easy to make and always a hit. -Annmarie Lucente, Monroe, New York

Provided by Taste of Home

Categories     Appetizers

Time 45m

Yield 2 dozen.

Number Of Ingredients 11

2 pounds kosher salt
2 dozen fresh littleneck clams
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
Dash pepper
1 tablespoon panko bread crumbs
Lemon wedges


  • Spread salt into an ovenproof metal serving platter or a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Shuck clams, leaving clams and juices in bottom shells. Arrange in prepared platter; divide juices among shells., In a small bowl, mix dry bread crumbs, chicken broth, parsley, oil, garlic, oregano and pepper; spoon over clams. Sprinkle with panko bread crumbs., Broil 4-6 in. from heat 6-8 minutes or until clams are firm and crumb mixture is crisp and golden brown. Serve immediately with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 31 calories, Fat 1g fat (0 saturated fat), Cholesterol 5mg cholesterol, Sodium 35mg sodium, Carbohydrate 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, Fiber 0 fiber), Protein 2g protein.

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