Clams Casino Recipe


A classic Italian recipe, Clams Casino has enjoyed a long history of happy diners with its flavorful seasoning and has been making appetizers more exciting for over 100 years.

Recipe Info

Restaurant: The Saloon | Philadelphia

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 1 hour(s)
Cuisine: Italian
Meal Type: Dinner
Main Ingredient: clams
Dish Type: Appetizer
Cooking Method: Sauté
Season/Occasion: Any Occasion
Dificulty: Moderate
Vegetarian: No



Cook bacon in a medium size sautee pan until meat is crisp.  Set aside and drain.

Using the same pan, add butter and oil to heat slowly.  Add the diced onion, celery and pepper mixture with kosher salt and chopped garlic until fragrant.

Next, raise heat to high and add Marsala wine.  Let pan contents simmer and reduce for 8 minutes before stirring in bacon.  Take off heat.

Prepare the clams by shucking.  Next, distribute the pan contents in the clams, overstuffing each one by 1/2 an inch.  

For approximately 10 minutes, bake at 500°F until the clams are cooked thoroughly.  Stuffing should have turned a deep golden brown.



12 littleneck clams 1 stick(s) butter 1/4 C. olive oil 2 C. Marsala wine 1 pinch Kosher coarse salt 2 C. Diced onion, red pepper, celery mixture 2 C. crackers 3 garlic cloves 1/2 C. Crab meat 1/4 C. bacon


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