Easy Clam Cakes

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Chef PotPie

Digging through my recipe file I came across this one. The card is well-used, so we must have liked them, but there are no notes on the card. I probably made these when we were first married and times were tough. But I'm going to try them again soon!

Top Review by A Man

I have to say that this is exactly what I was looking for, cracker crumbs and all. I'll use onion powder, as grating them is tedious. I'll be making this tonight, in about an hour. Maybe I'll take a photo, who knows. Thanks for a simple recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (6 1/2 ounce) canschopped clams, well drained
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup crushed saltine crackers
  • 2 tablespoons minced parsley
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • lemon slice (to garnish)
  • parsley (to garnish)
  • tartar sauce, if desired


  1. Mix clams, eggs, crushed crackers, parsley, and grated onion.
  2. In pan in hot butter, spoon clam mixture into 4 mounds, gently flattening each with back of spoon.
  3. Cook cakes until browned on both sides, about 3-5 minutes per side.
  4. Serve with tartar sauce and lemon wedges, if desired.

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