Fried Clam Rolls with a Classic Tartar Sauce (Emeril Lagasse) Recipe

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Fried Clam Rolls with a Classic Tartar Sauce (Emeril Lagasse)
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  1. Combine the clams with the milk, water and salt and let sit in the refrigerator for several hours.
  2. In a shallow baking dish, combine the semolina flour, self-rising flour, and Essence.
  3. Drain the clams and dip in the flour mixture to coat and deep fry at about 365 degrees F until golden brown, 30 to 45 seconds. Be careful not to overcook. (The cook time will vary depending on the size of the clams that you have available.)
  4. Drain on clean paper towels and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. When ready to serve, divide the clams between 4 hot dog buns and serve with tartar sauce to taste and fresh lemon wedges.
  6. Emeril's ESSENCE Creole Seasoning (also referred to as Bayou Blast):
  7. Combine all ingredients thoroughly.
  8. Yield: 2/3 cup
  9. Recipe from New New Orleans Cooking , by Emeril Lagasse and Jessie Tirsch
  10. Published by William Morrow, 1993.
  11. Tartar Sauce:
  12. In a bowl, fold together all the ingredients. Adjust the seasoning, to taste. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve, giving the sauce 1 hour to stand before serving for the flavors to blend. (Note: If using homemade mayonnaise, the tartar sauce must be refrigerated and used within 24 hours.)
  13. Yield: about 1 1/4 cups
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 969.38 Kcal (4059 kJ)
Calories from fat 414.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46.03g 71%
Cholesterol 92.42mg 31%
Sodium 6016.62mg 251%
Potassium 489.52mg 10%
Total Carbs 92.42g 31%
Sugars 7.44g 30%
Dietary Fiber 7.93g 32%
Protein 49.79g 100%
Vitamin C 4.3mg 7%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 8.3mg 46%
Calcium 290.2mg 29%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 166.25 Kcal (696 kJ)
Calories from fat 71.05 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.89g 71%
Cholesterol 15.85mg 31%
Sodium 1031.83mg 251%
Potassium 83.95mg 10%
Total Carbs 15.85g 31%
Sugars 1.28g 30%
Dietary Fiber 1.36g 32%
Protein 8.54g 100%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 7%
Iron 1.4mg 46%
Calcium 49.8mg 29%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 22.4
  • 26

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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