Incredible Baked Clam Dip

Incredible baked clam dip

This incredible baked clam dip is like digging into a giant baked clam.  The flavors are all there…and really yummy.   A hint of lemon and a small zing with the hot sauce make this dip perfect for having guests over.   Watching the big game?  No matter who wins or loses the game, you’ll be the champ when you serve this dish (clever, huh?).

Watch Kris and Wesley make this amazing dip from our TV episode “Holiday Fare.”  Then, see the full recipe below:

How to Make Incredible Baked Clam Dip
How to Make Incredible Baked Clam Dip
Clam dip ingredients simmering
Clam dip ingredients simmering
Into the oven the clam dip goes
Into the oven the clam dip goes

 

Incredible baked clam dip fresh out of the oven
Incredible baked clam dip fresh out of the oven

Incredible Baked Clam Dip

This incredible baked clam dip is like dipping into a giant baked clam with all the yummy toppings. Buttery with veggies, clams, with a hint of citrus and hot sauce. So good.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Appetizer
Keyword: Clams
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 286 kcal
Author: Kris Longwell

Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter 3/4 stick
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup celery chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 whole lemons juiced
  • 2 6.5 oz. cans of chopped clams with juice
  • 1 tbsp of your favorite hot sauce like Tobasco of Krytsals
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 F
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat
  3. Toss in onion, pepper, celery and garlic. Cook until tender, about 10 minutes
  4. Add lemon juice, clams (with juice), hot sauce and salt
  5. Take off the heat and add the bread crumbs.
  6. Put into a greased medium-sized casserole dish
  7. Bake for 25 minutes
  8. Remove from oven and turn on the broiler
  9. Add the dish back in and broil for about 3 minutes...until lightly browned on top (keep an eye on this...will brown quickly).
  10. Serve with warm bread slices or crackers

 

 

 

 

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