Grilled Clams Oreganate

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a good and easy appetizer to prepare for guests at outdoor BBQ events. This makes 6 appetizer servings or serves 2 as a main dish. Adapted from Barbecued Ribs, Smoked Butts and Other Great Feeds by Jeanne Voltz.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Scrub clams thoroughly and discard any that are not live - hardshell clams close their shells when tapped if they are live.
  2. Place clams on grill over hot coals.
  3. In a small skillet combine garlic, oregano, parsley, bread crumbs and oil; stir together to form a crumbly mixture and heat at the edge of the grill while clams are roasting.
  4. When clam shells open, after about 5 minutes, lift off the top shells using mitts to protect your hands; drop a spoonful of the herbed crumbs on each clam and heat a minute or two.
  5. Serve at once.


Most Helpful

The crumb mixture didn't stick and was very messy to eat. I'll try it again but next time I'll add some parma cheese to the mix.

Ursie June 24, 2007

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