Clams on the Half Shell

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  • Clams
  • Butter
  • Garlic Salt
  • Onion Salt
  • Bacon


  • Prepare clams by placing in a bowl of hot water until the clams pop open about 1/8”.  You do not want to cook the clams.  This step just helps you open the clams to remove them from the shells.
  • Remove clams from shells.
  • Place one half of shells on broiler pan.
  • Replace clams into the half shells.
  • Cut bacon to cover the top of the clams and put one piece of bacon on top of each clam.
  • Sprinkle garlic and onion salt on each clam on the half shell.
  • Broil until the bacon has crisped completely.


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Clams on the half shell