Recipe provided by The Bacon Jams www.thebaconjams.com
A Bacon Jams twist on the surfside tradition of clams casino.
4 oz The Bacon Jams Red Chile & Garlic Bacon Spread
24 small clams in shells
4 oz panko breadcrumbs
4 oz shredded or grated Parmesan cheese
Paprika to taste
Parsley to taste
Remove the clams from their shells, wash the deep half of each shell, and discard the rest. Return each clam to a washed shell. Mix The Bacon Jams Red Chile & Garlic Bacon Spread, 3 oz of breadcrumbs, and the Parmesan cheese together in a bowl. Dollop an equal portion of the mixture onto each clam and coat with the remaining panko bread crumbs. Bake at 425°F for 10 to 12 minutes, remove from the oven, and garnish with paprika and parsley to taste. Serve right out of the pan or over rock salt for a presentation that really jams!