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       Title: BAKED CLAMS
  Categories: Main dish, Fish, Appetizers, Microwave
       Yield: 4 servings
  
      12    Cherrystone clams
       2 T  Butter or margarine
     1/4 c  Finely chopped onion
       1    Clove garlic, peeled
            -and crushed
       1    Egg, slightly beaten
     1/4 c  Seasoned bread crumbs
     1/8 t  Dried oregano leaves
     1/3 c  Seasoned dry bread crumbs
       2 T  Butter or margarine, melted
  
   1. Remove clams from half shell and chop coarsely. Set clams and shells
   aside.
   2. In a medium-sized, heat-resistant, non-metallic mixing bowl place 2
   tablespoons butter. Heat in Microwave Oven 30 seconds or until melted.
   3. Add onion and garlic. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 3 energy 3
   minutes or until onion is tender. Add egg, the 1/4 cup bread crumbs,
   chopped
   clams and oregano to onion mixture.
   4. Spoon mixture into reserved shells. Place shells on a heat- resistant,
   non-metallic serving platter.
   5. In a small bowl combine the 1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs and the 2
   tablespoons melted butter. Sprinkle buttered bread crumbs on top of clam
   mixture.
   6. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 5 minutes or until heated through.
  
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