- 16 littleneck clams
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 1/4 cup chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
- Several dashes hot pepper sauce
- 1/4 cup diced onion
- 1/4 cup diced green pepper
- 1/4 cup diced red pepper
- 1/2 cup crushed crackers (recommended: Ritz)
- 4 strips bacon, parcooked
- Lemon wedges, for garnish
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Shuck and drain clams and set aside. In a saute pan, combine melted butter, lemon
juice, parsley, and hot pepper sauce over medium heat. Add onions and green and red peppers and saute until tender. Then add crushed crackers and mix until thoroughly combined. Spoon a small amount of mixture on top of littlenecks and then top with a piece of bacon. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until bacon is crispy. Garnish with parsley and lemon wedges.
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