Fried Ipswich Clams with Fried Lemons

Fried Ipswich Clams with Fried Lemons
24 Ingredients
  • 3 lemons, cut into 1/8-inch thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 48 Ipswich or other soft-shell clams (also known as steamers)
  • Peanut oil, for frying
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper or to taste
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 recipe Tartar Sauce, recipe follows
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 small egg
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup peanut oil
  • 6 cornichons, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon drained capers, finely diced
  • 1/2 small onion, minced (1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
Nutrition
751
38% daily value
6 servings
                                       
                                           
     

Fat

79% 51

Saturated

46% 9

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 23

Polyunsaturated

- 16

Carbs

16% 48

Carbs (net)

- 45

Fiber

12% 3

Sugars

- 8

Sugars, added

- 2

Protein

52% 26

Cholesterol

31% 92

Sodium

38% 915

Calcium

17% 174

Magnesium

12% 50

Potassium

7% 320

Iron

25% 5

Zinc

13% 1

Phosphorus

55% 385

Vitamin A

16% 141

Vitamin C

19% 17

Thiamin (B1)

33% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

34% 0

Niacin (B3)

19% 3

Vitamin B6

9% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

36% 144

Folate (food)

- 35

Folic acid

- 64

Vitamin B12

557% 13

Vitamin D

89% 13

Vitamin E

58% 9

Vitamin K

10% 13

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 227
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