Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Total:
15 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 24 Little Neck clams
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh pepper
  • 3 tablespoons bacon fat
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • Malt vinegar

Directions

Half shell the clams and set them aside. Mix the flour, bread crumbs, Parmesan, salt, and pepper.

In a large pan over high heat, render the bacon fat. Sprinkle a generous coating of the flour mixture over all the clams and carefully place them flesh side down, using a spoon, into the fat. Cook for about two minutes and remove to serving plates flesh side up. Top them with fresh parsley and malt vinegar.

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